Large number of cholera cases appear in Palpa District of Nepal

A total of 30-40 cases of cholera have been reported from different villages in the Palpa District. There have been 3 known deaths. Due to under reporting of cases, cholera infections may be widespread in this area.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to cholera and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

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