Cholera in Sange City, Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 72 cases of cholera have been reported in the city of Sange near the Ruzzi River. There has been 1 death in the past 3 weeks. 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.

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