Cholera outbreak reported from Lake Chilwa, Malawi

An outbreak of cholera has been reported from the Zomba, Machinga and Phalombe districts on Malawi’s Lake Chilwa. The total number of cases is not available.

Travellers to this area can reduce the risk of exposure to cholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If visiting this area and gastrointestinal symptoms develop, e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoae, seek medical care at once.

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