A 32-year-old male asked:
What precautions do i take when there is cholera in an area that i need to travel to?
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Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Vaccine, hygiene: First, get vaccinated. On arrival, check with local medical or public health authorities about cases in the immediate vicinity. (A whole city or region may be listed, but outbreaks usually are localized.) Drink bottled or boiled water, especially outside major hotels. Avoid ice; eat only peeled fruit and cooked veggies; careful toilet hygiene; and frequently use alcohol gel like Purel.
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Pathology 49 years experience
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Last updated Jan 11, 2016
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