Typhoid fever outbreak in Wagoora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, India

An epidemic of typhoid fever involving more than 300 cases is recurring in the Wagoora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The number of new cases is increasing each day. Travellers to this area can reduce their risk of exposure to typhoid fever by being cautious and avoiding consuming contaminated food or water. Vaccination against typhoid fever should be considered, especially if unsafe food cannot be avoided.

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