Cholera outbreak leads to closure of markets in Mara Region, Tanzania

An outbreak of cholera involving 7 patients has resulted in the closure of 2 major markets in Rorya District of Mara Region. The affected villages include Utegi, Nyanguge and Nyanduga.

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.

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