Dear readers in Nigeria, To avoid cholera, follow these guidelines



1. Drink safe water: Stick to boiled or treated water, and avoid drinking from wells or untreated sources.
2. Eat cooked food: Avoid raw or undercooked seafood, and opt for thoroughly cooked meals.
3. Wash your hands: Frequently wash your hands with soap and clean water, especially before eating.
4. Use proper sanitation: Ensure proper disposal of human waste and garbage.
5. Avoid close contact: Maintain a safe distance from individuals suffering from cholera or diarrhea.
6. Get vaccinated: Consider getting vaccinated against cholera if traveling to areas with outbreaks.
7. Avoid raw fruits and veggies: Avoid consuming raw fruits and vegetables that may have been washed in contaminated water.
8. Avoid ice and unpeeled fruits: Avoid consuming ice and unpeeled fruits, as they may be contaminated.
9. Use water purification tablets: If unsure of water quality, use water purification tablets or filters.
10. Stay informed: Stay up-to-date with local health advisories and outbreak information.

By following these guidelines, you can significantly reduce your risk of contracting cholera. Remember, prevention is key!

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