More cholera deaths in southern Angola

The number of deaths due to cholera has increased in Cunene as the current outbreak continues. So far, a total of 879 cases have been reported. 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.

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