More cases of typhoid fever in Huila Province, Angola, compared to last year

In the last 8 months of this year in Huila Province, there have been 10,224 cases of typhoid fever, including 3 deaths. Affected municipalities include Lubango, Matala, Jamba, Chibia, Caluquembe, Caconda and Quilengues.

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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.

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