27 Jun 2018

Research into Typhoid fever in Fiji published

From , 5:03 am on 27 June 2018

Research into an increase in typhoid in Fiji shows poor sanitation and contaminated water are the likely culprits.

The Co-Director of Otago University's Global Health Institute says Oceania now has higher rates of typhoid fever than Asia and Africa.

John Crump spoke to Jenny Meyer about the recently published research.

John Crump

John Crump Photo: Supplied/ Otago University