Deadly cholera in Orientale Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

There are reports of 2 deaths and 7 cases of cholera in the area of Niania and Bavaiyo in Ituri (Orientale Province). Travellers to this area can reduce the risk of exposure tocholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. Ifgastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea) develop whilevisiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.

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