Health officials warn typhoid cases increasing in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Although the actual number of cases of typhoid in Colombo is not included in this report, authorities have warned the population that cases of typhoid fever are increasing in the capital city.

Travellers to this city can reduce their risk of exposure to typhoid fever by being cautious and avoiding consuming contaminated food or water. Vaccination against typhoid fever should be considered, especially if unsafe food cannot be avoided.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Typhoid Fever.

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