New cholera outbreak in Sudan

In the past 5 months, 8 people have died and 342 infected in several states in a second wave of a suspected cholera outbreak. Cases have been reported in Khartoum, Gezira and Red Sea states.

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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.