Outbreak of cholera disclosed in Lagos State, Nigeria

Lagos officials have confirmed that a cholera outbreak involving 45 patients and 6 deaths has occurred in some communities in the Isolo Local Council Development Area.

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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.