Typhoid outbreak in Zimbabwe

Last week, 4 patients were diagnosed with typhoid at Masvingo Provincial Hospital. The outbreak is likely due to the lack of proper water treatment facilities in the city.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers to this city 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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