Cholera outbreak reported in Nebbi District in Uganda

A total of 28 cases of cholera had been registered since January in a cholera epidemic that has affected 6 villages in Dei parish, Panyimur sub-county in Nebbi district. There have been 3 deaths. 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 if gastrointestinal symptoms develop, e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea, travellers should seek medical care at once.

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