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Cholera in Malawi (Update)

01 May 2015

Cases of cholera continue to be reported from Malawi, however, in the past week a total of 56 new cases were recorded which is a substantial reduction following the recent increase over the previous three weeks.

Advice for Travellers

Cholera is a low risk for most travellers. Travellers to outbreak areas who will be mixing closely with the local population and cannot ensure safe drinking water can be immunised against cholera. A high standard of food/ water precautions and personal hygiene should be maintained whenever possible.