Deaths due to cholera in Kayunga District, Uganda

At least 8 people have died due to cholera in Kayunga District while a dozen more are hospitalized in critical condition. Heavy rains and poor sanitary conditions have contaminated water supplies.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers can minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Strictly observe all food and water precautions in any area where there is cholera. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.