Contaminated water distribution in Kochi, Kerala, India, creates outbreaks of multiple water borne diseases

Following the general distribution of contaminated water in Kochi, outbreaks of hepatitis A and typhoid fever have occurred.

Travellers in this area can reduce their risk of exposure to these and other water borne infections by taking all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food and water.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Hepatitis A, Traveller's Diarrhoea, and Typhoid Fever.

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