Cholera - major outbreak declared in Catanduanes, Philippines

Health authorities have reported a large outbreak of cholera involving 1,370 total cases and 8 deaths. Most of the cases (748) and deaths (6) have occurred in Virac town.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to cholera by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

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

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