Update on cholera outbreak in central region of Ghana

There have been over 190 confirmed cases of cholera in Cape Coast this year, and it has been reported that Abura is the most affected place for the disease.

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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.