New cholera outbreak in Amuru, Uganda

An outbreak of cholera that began last month has resulted in the deaths of at least two people. A total of 40 patients have been diagnosed with this infection.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers can minimize the risk of exposure to this disease. Strictly observe all food and water precautions in any area where there is cholera. 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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