Cholera outbreak in Dominican Republic results in 92 deaths and 14,000 hospitalizations to date.

To date, the cholera outbreak has resulted in 92 deaths and over 14,000 hospitalizations. In the past week alone, there were 5 deaths.

Travellers to the Dominican Republic should be aware of the on-going risk of exposure to cholera, especially on excursions outside the confines of well known resort areas. Travellers should take 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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