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Thursday
Nov182010

DR Treated Isolated Case of Cholera, Country Safe to Visit

Photo Courtesy -- Getty Images(SANTA DOMINGO) – The Dominican Republic has reassured travelers that they have diagnosed and treated an isolated cholera case that originated in Haiti and that the nation is safe to visit.

The DR Ministry of Tourism said they have treated a cholera case that was contracted by a citizen who traveled to Haiti to visit family, and have put steps in place to prevent the disease from spreading to the country.
 
The ministry said they are working with the U.S. and other international partners to respond to the outbreak in Haiti, but are confident that the disease will not spread to the Dominican Republic.

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