Warnings of possible cholera outbreak in Greater Accra, Ghana

Health authorities have warned the general population that there is a risk of a cholera outbreak in the greater Accra Region as the rainy season approaches.

Advice

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.