Cholera outbreak in Kenya

Seven people have been sent to the hospital after being infected with cholera in a village in Witu. While health officials are worried about the disease spreading to other villages, they say that they are working hard to contain the outbreak.

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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.