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Typhoid Fever

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Overview of Typhoid Fever

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Typhoid is an infectious disease caused by salmonella typhi bacteria which can spread throughout the body. It is a serious health threat in developing countries. It spreads through poor sanitation, contaminated food and water. Typhoid germs are passed in the faeces and, to the urine of infected people. The germs are spread by eating or drinking water or foods contaminated by faeces from the infected individual.

A vaccine is available to prevent the condition..

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