Possible cholera outbreak in Andoni Government Area of Nigeria

Several children have died of possible cholera in the Andoni local Government Area in Rivers State. Some of the affected communities include, Ngo Ukwa Agana, Okoloile, and Ebukuma. There is a lack of potable drinking water in the affected communities. All travellers to any area where cholera has been reported can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by strictly observing all food and water precautions. If gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., vomiting and profuse watery diarrhoea) develop while visiting the affected area, travellers should seek medical care at once.

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