New cholera outbreak in Sulaimaniya, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Between 80 and 100 people are being treated for cholera in Sulaimaniya, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Travellers to this area can reduce the risk of exposure to cholera by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If visiting this area and if gastrointestinal symptoms develop, e.g., vomiting and watery diarrhoea, seek medical care at once.

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