Outbreak of cholera in Yemen continues to spread

Health officials have reported 3 more cases of cholera in Saha’s city, bringing the total number of infected people to 11, as of October 9. If untreated, cholera can prove fatal in just a few hours.

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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.