Cholera outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Health authorities have reported 913 hospitalizations and 51 deaths due to a cholera outbreak in the city of Kisangani. With the onset of the heavy rainy season, the number of cases may increase. 

Travellers to this region should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid unsafe food and water.

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

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.