Cholera outbreak in Central region of Ghana

A recent outbreak of cholera has killed 3 people, all from Abura, and has sent over 15 infected people to the hospital in the Cape Coast metropolis.

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Advice For Travellers

All 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