The foreign Ministry of Ukraine recommends not to visit Zambia in connection with the cholera outbreak

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine recommended to refrain from visiting the Republic of Zambia in connection with the cholera outbreak in the country’s capital Lusaka to the normalization of the epidemiological situation, according to the consular service of the MFA of Ukraine.

«Those compatriots who are already in Zambia, it is recommended to exercise particular caution and follow recommendations of local authorities, health and other relevant services, and to follow the latest news,» – said in the message.

In case of detection of symptoms or occurrence of other circumstances requiring immediate consular response, the Ukrainian citizens are encouraged to immediately contact the Ukrainian Embassy in the Republic of South Africa.

Cholera is an acute infectious disease related to be dangerous. The causative agent is Vibrio cholerae – Vibrio cholerae. Infection occurs by the fecal-oral route, symptoms include watery diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain. The disease is characterized by rapid loss of body fluids with the development of various degrees of dehydration until shock and death.




The foreign Ministry of Ukraine recommends not to visit Zambia in connection with the cholera outbreak 12.01.2018

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