More cases of cholera in Ebonyi, Nigeria

An outbreak of cholera has resulted in 3 deaths and 17 hospitalizations in in Ndiogbu Ndieze village in the Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State. Five people died from cholera in the Ikwo local government area of the state.

Advice

All travellers to any area where cholera has been reported can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by strictly observing 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.