Cholera outbreak in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India

In the past 4 days, the number of people infected with cholera has increased from 48 to 118. The total number of cases since this outbreak began has risen to at least 179 infected people.

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Advice For Travellers

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.

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