Sporadic cases of cholera in Holguín Province, Cuba

So far this year, health authorities have reported a total of 29 sporadic cases of cholera in Holguín Province.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk for the general traveller in Holguin Province is low, 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. Severe dehydration may occur very quickly.

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