Cholera outbreak in South Sudan is spreading

The cholera outbreak that began in the city of Juba in Central Equatoria has spread to neighbouring Jonglei state. So far, there have been at least 39 deaths among the 1,212 reported cases.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers to any area where cholera has been reported can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.