Cholera is reported in Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Lack of potable water is being blamed for the deaths of at least 17 people due to cholera in the district of Sheopur. A “large” number of people are reported to be ill in Golipura village.

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Advice For Travellers

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.