Cholera continues to generate cases and deaths in northern Nigeria.

Health officials have reported a total of 46 deaths due to the cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria during the past month. Yobe state has recorded 33 deaths while 11 others died in the north-central state of Nasarawa. In Sokoto state, 2 two children died in the northwestern town of Gandi. Reports add that hundreds of cholera cases have been reported since June.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

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