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Should I be worried about getting cholera?

The risk of contracting of cholera in foreign travelers is very low, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you are planning on traveling to a developing country, make sure to follow good sanitation practices, drink clean water, and avoid raw or undercooked foods. These are the easiest ways you can lower your risk for cholerra.

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