Deadly cholera in central Zambia

Twelve people have died and at least 15 have been hospitalised due to cholera in Kapiri Mposhi. 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, seek medical care at once.

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