Cholera outbreak ends in Mariupol, Ukraine

With the recovery and discharge of the remaining 2 hospitalized patients and no further cases reported, health authorities have declared that the outbreak of cholera is over. A total of 26 cases were identified. The outbreak was due to the consumption of infected fish that were caught in the Sea of Azov.

GHNN wishes to provide this information to travellers in the region since it is not often that authorities announce the end of an outbreak.

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