Typhoid fever appears in Cebu City, Philippines

One person has died and 7 others have been hospitalized due to infections with typhoid fever. 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 cannot be avoided.

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