New cholera outbreak in Chiredzi in Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe

Five cases of cholera have been reported in Chiredzi in Masvingo province. All 5 cases are members of the same family. It is unclear if there has been more spread of the infection to other persons. 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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