Cholera epidemic in Palawan, Philippines

The death toll due to the on-going extensive cholera outbreak in Bataraza has reached a total of 30. Most of the deaths have been children.

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

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.

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