Cholera - outbreak continues in Tamboril, Dominican Republic (update)

Sixty new cases and one death due to cholera in Tamboril reflect continued exposure of the population to contaminated water supplies.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to cholera by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water. Travellers staying in Domincan resorts should exercise similar caution when engaging in day trips outside the confines of the resorts.

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

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