Cholera outbreak in Pyay District of Pegu Division, Myanmar

A cholera outbreak involving at least 100 hospitalized persons has been reported in the Pyay District of Pegu Division. No deaths have been reported so far.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure for travellers in this area is high. 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.