Typhoid epidemic witnessed in Colombo suspected to have originated from India

Friday, 29 March 2013 - 13:25

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Health officials suspect that typhoid prevalent in most areas of Colombo may be transmitted by migrant Indian workers serving in eateries.

 

According to Chief Medical Officer of the Colombo municipal Council Pradeep Kariyawasam a vaccination programme is due to be implemented to inoculate restaurant employees.

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