Federal Service of Consumer Rights warned tourists of a cholera epidemic in Kenya
The Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare has warned Russian tourists on the cholera outbreak in Kenya, according to the official website of the Ministry.
For four months in the African nation of sick 5 thousand people, 98 of them died. In the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the number of cases amounted to 1.1 thousand. People, 24 of them died. The epidemic, as explained in the department, broke out against the backdrop of deteriorating living conditions and lack of safe water.
"Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare recommends choosing to holiday abroad, the country prosperous in epidemiological terms and to comply with measures for the prevention of infectious and parasitic diseases," the agency said.
Federal Service noted that visiting disadvantaged areas in Kenya, tourists should be sure to wash your hands before eating and to use a heat treatment for food products.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.