Water-borne diseases cause outbreaks in Howrah, Bengal, India

Approximately 80 people have acquired infections such as hepatitis and typhoid fever, due to sewage leakage that has contaminated water supplies in Ghosh Para and Koibarta Para. Travellers in this area should follow strict water safety recommendations.

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