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Oasis Atlantico Belorizonte, Cape Verde

Irwin Mitchell have been contacted by a British man who travelled to the Oasis Atlantico Belorizonte in Cape Verde with his wife in September 2016 for an all inclusive holiday.

He became ill while staying at the resort with symptoms including sickness and diarrhoea. He sought medical attention at a private hospital nearby and was placed on a drip.

Despite some positive reviews, the British holidaymaker noticed that some of the food served was lukewarm and there were on occasions flies around some of the food.

Gastric symptoms can range from mild diarrhoea to abdominal cramps and blood in the stools. Having significant experience in assisting those unfortunate enough to contract gastric illness we know first-hand the potential long term effects that can be associated with such illness, with sometimes permanent long term complications arising such as Post infective Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

If you have travelled to the Oasis Atlantico Belorizonte in Cape Verde and subsequently suffered from symptoms of gastric illness or sustained an injury, Irwin Mitchell, who specialise in dealing with cases of such nature, would like to hear from you.

For more advice on making a holiday illness claim, contact us on 0800 056 0066 or complete our enquiry form and we will call you back.

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