Outbreak of typhoid fever in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India

At least 70 people from various villages in the Krishna district have been hospitalized with typhoid fever. Water contamination and poor sanitation have caused the outbreak.

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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.