Cholera reported in Mazabuka District, Zambia

A cholera outbreak has been reported in Mazabuka district. Two people have died, and 35 infected people have been hospitalized.

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Advice For Travellers

It is not difficult to minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Travellers to any area where cholera is present should strictly observe 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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