Large outbreak of cholera reported in South Kivu, capital of Bukavu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health officials have reported a new outbreak of cholera in South Kivu, capital of Bukavu Province. A total of 1,600 confirmed cases have been reported in the last week with at least 14 deaths.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to cholera by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.

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