Another hepatitis outbreak in Balangir, Odisha, India

An outbreak of jaundice (hepatitis) involving at least 15 people, including five children, has been reported in Lukapada village in the Balangir District.

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Advice For Travellers

Although the hepatitis strain is not identified in this report, travellers can minimize any risk of exposure by ensuring they are fully vaccinated against hepatitis A and B before travelling, and by following all food and water precautions.

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