Update on the cholera outbreak in Yemen

To date, health officials have reported a total of 644 people suspected to be infected with cholera. According to the Aden health ministry, there have been 190 cases including 9 deaths in the city.

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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.

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