Typhoid fever is frequent diagnosis in Ranchi, India

Out of every 100 patients seeking care at the Sadar Hospital, 10 to 15 have typhoid fever. Many report consuming food from street vendors. 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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