The Public Health Agency of Canada announces the release of the summary of the Statement on International Travellers and Typhoid by the Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT).

Typhoid fever is a life threatening intestinal illness that affects about 20 Million people each year acquired through contaminated food and water.

All Canadian travellers should take the Typhoid vaccine, follow Food and Water Safety  and see a doctor immediately if they feel sick abroad.

for more information click here to visit The Public Health Agency of Canada webpage