Kruger Park clear of cholera contamination

The Kruger National Park has insisted that people visiting the park were not in danger of...

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The <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Kruger<placetype w:st="on">National Park has insisted that people visiting the park were not in danger of contracting cholera.

The comment was made as tests were conducted on rivers in the area for the waterborne disease.

However, park authorities said the outcome did not affect visitors because drinking water was thoroughly tested.

The park borders the provinces of <state w:st="on">Mpumalanga and <place w:st="on">Limpopo which have both been hit by cholera outbreaks.

The <placename w:st="on">Kruger<placetype w:st="on">Park’s Raymond Travers has said, “There’s no threat no danger of contracting cholera in the <place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Kruger<placetype w:st="on">National Park and the reason for that is all the water available for human consumption is thoroughly tested.”<?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>