More cholera in Tanzania

A new outbreak of cholera involving almost 1,000 cases since August has been reported in Dar es Salaam, Pwani (Coast), Iringa and Morogoro. There have been 13 deaths.

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Advice For Travellers

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. Severe dehydration may occur very quickly.