Monsoon rains bring typhoid fever to Nepal

With the onset of monsoon rains, cases of typhoid fever, the most common communicable disease in the country, are being reported from various earthquake-affected districts. The latest reports are from Batase VDC of Sindupalchok, one of the severely quake-affected districts.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers to any area where there are cases of typhoid fever can reduce their risk of exposure by being cautious and avoiding consuming food or water that is contaminated. Vaccination against typhoid fever should be considered, especially if unsafe food or water cannot be avoided.