Cholera outbreak kills 6 people in Ayorou, Niger

In Ayorou in the northwest region of Tillabéry, six deaths due to cholera have been reported. Some of the 248 infected people were located in the local refugee camps at Tabareybarey and Mangaize. Travellers to this area can reduce the risk of exposure to cholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.

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