Mongolia warns against traveling to cholera countriesChristian Fernsby ▼ | November 18, 2019
Mongolian Health Ministry on Monday warned its citizens not to travel to countries affected by cholera outbreaks.
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The person infected with cholera is admitted in a hospital in Kenya, said the ministry.
Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated, according to the World Health Organization.
It takes between 12 hours and 5 days for both children and adults to show symptoms after consuming contaminated food or water. ■