Small typhoid outbreak in Kanyama area of Lusaka, Zambia

Four cases of typhoid fever have been diagnosed in the Kanyama neighbourhood of Lusaka.

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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.