More cases of typhoid fever recorded in Kabwe, Zambia

Since the outbreak of typhoid fever began in Kabwe 2 weeks ago, more cases have been reported, bringing the total to 204 cases.

Travellers to this area 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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