Cholera deaths in AAK district in Ghana rise to three with 89 reported cases.

Since June 22 of 2011, there have been 89 reported cases of cholera in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese (AAK) district in Ghana. The third death from the disease was reported on July 14. The majority of the cases occurred in Moree Town, particularly Alata, a suburb of Moree, due to the lack of drains and poor hygiene practices in the area.

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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