Cholera outbreak reported in Kanyama in Lusaka District, Zambia

A total of 20 people infected with cholera has been reported in a new outbreak of this infection in Kanyama in the Lusaka district.

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Advice For Travellers

Although the number of reported cases is small, the risk for the general traveller in the affected area may increase as the outbreak expands. 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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