New outbreak of cholera results in 1 death and 100 cases in Kasese, Uganda

A new outbreak of cholera that began 2 weeks ago has resulted in 1 death and over 100 cases who were treated at a local hospital.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to cholera by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Cholera.