Two cholera outbreaks in Myanmar

Two suspected outbreaks of cholera are being reported in the villages of Kye-thi and Mine Shu/Mong Shu in Shan state.

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Advice For Travellers

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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