Typhoid fever in Mumbai, India

There are reports of 159 cases of typhoid fever registered in the month of September in Mumbai. The actual number may be much higher since various private hospitals also are reporting a huge number of people seeking care for typhoid symptoms.

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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.