- All travelers to Pakistan are at risk of getting XDR typhoid fever. Those who are visiting friends or relatives are at higher risk than are tourists and business travelers.
- Travelers to South Asia, including Pakistan, should take precautions to protect themselves from typhoid fever, including getting a typhoid fever vaccination.
- Travelers to these areas should also take extra care to follow safe food and water guidelines.
Source: Avian Flu Diary: CDC HAN Advisory: XDR Salmonella Typhi Infections Among U.S. Residents Without International Travel
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