Cholera in Haiti continues in 2017
In Haiti, through the end of January 2017, a total of 1,897 people infected with cholera have been reported. There have been 28 deaths. The most affected areas include the departments of Artibonite, Centre, Nord, Nord- Ouest, and Ouest (which includes Port-au-Prince).
All travellers can minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Strictly observe all food and water precautions in any area where there is cholera. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.