Toolkit for outbreak response and investigation
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Toolkit for preventing gastrointestinal diseases
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Cholera outbreaks worldwide
Last updated: 21 September 2018
Several countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas are reporting cholera outbreaks. Despite the number of cholera outbreaks reported worldwide, very few cases are reported each year among returning EU/EEA travellers.
The risk of infection is very low for EU/EEA travellers to and residents who follow correct preventive hygiene measures, states ECDC risk assessment of the cholera outbreak in Algeria. ECDC is monitoring and issuing monthly updates in its weekly threats report (CDTR).
Threats and outbreaks
Epidemiological updates, risk assessments, Communicable Disease Threat reports etc.
Cholera in Coastal Africa: A systematic review of its heterogeneous environmental determinants