Cholera spreads in Mozambique

Cholera has spread to the province of Cabo Delgado (38 cases in the capital city of Pembra). This is now the 6th province with a cholera outbreak. The others include Niassa, Nampula, Tete, Zambezia, and Sofala.

All 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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