Cholera reported to be spreading in Mozambique

The cholera outbreak that started in the northernmost province of Cabo Delgado has spread to Cuamba district in the neighbouring province of Niassa, where 33 cases of cholera were reported. In Cabo Delgado, cases continue to be reported in the provincial capital Pemba, and the districts of Mecufi and Metuge. With 16 new cases, the total number in this epidemic has reached 704. Travellers to the affected areas can reduce the risk of exposure tocholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting these areas, travellers should seekmedical care at once.

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