CDC Issues Cholera Travel Notice for Cuba

Thursday, January 31, 2013
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

On January 6, 2013, The Cuban Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed an outbreak of cholera in Havana, the country’s capital. A total of 51 laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera have been reported in Havana.

In July 2012, the Cuban MoH confirmed the country’s first cholera outbreak in more than a century. That outbreak was in the city of Manzanillo, in eastern Granma province, and was declared over in late August. Cuba’s cumulative number of confirmed cholera cases since July 2012 is now more than 500.

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