Deadly cholera outbreak in Ebonyl State, Nigeria

So far, 76 people have died due to cholera in 38 communities in 11 out of the 13 local government areas since the outbreak began in February.

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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 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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