Suspected outbreak of cholera in South Sudan

There have been 72 suspected cholera cases and 11 deaths. Half of the suspected cases were found in Juba, the capital.
Other areas affected are the counties of Bor and Terekeka.

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Advice For Travellers

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.