Typhoid outbreak in Fiji after typhoon WINSTON

Following typhoon WINSTON, a typhoid fever outbreak with 46 cases has been reported in the Central Division. Affected areas include Qelekuro, Nabulini, Veicorocoro and Luvunavuaka).

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers 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.

Typhoon WINSTON has caused significant damage to the islands, including some tourist destinations. Many essential services are disrupted, and travellers should verify their travel arrangements prior to visiting Fiji

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