EOS Alerts 8-8-2018
Cameroon: 120 Cholera Cases Since May 2018
Since May 2018, there have been at least 120 suspected and confirmed cases of Cholera in the northern and central regions of Cameroon. Of those, at least 45 cases were documented in the Cité Verte and Djoungolo districts of Yaoundé. Cholera is a highly contagious, dose-dependent disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera when ingested via contaminated water or food and is endemic to Cameroon. The epidemic mostly affects those living poor living in unsanitary conditions. Visit your doctor to obtain the correct advice and vaccinations needed before travelling within the country. Only drink bottled and purified water and avoid eating undercooked or raw food.