Cholera outbreak in Yemen spreads

The cholera outbreak which started earlier this month has put 190 infected people in the hospital and killed at least 9 people in Aden, and sources say that another 10 people have been diagnosed.

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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.