Cholera in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya

Cholera has killed 4 more people and resulted in the hospitalization of at least 100 people during the current outbreak in the Kibera slum, Nairobi.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers to any area where cholera has been reported can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.