New cholera outbreak in Dosso, Niger

At least 9 people have died and 14 have been hospitalized due to a cholera outbreak in the Dosso region. The first cases were detected 2 weeks ago.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk for a traveller in this region may be high. 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.