Typhoid Fever


Typhoid fever is caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi.

How the disease is transmitted?

People with the disease carry it in there blood stream even if they are recovered. If you eat or drink after someone with the disease you can get the bacteria.


Usually have a high fever of 103 degrees F to 104 degrees F. They may feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. Sometime you may get a rash of rose colored spots


It is treated with antibiotics which kill the Salmonella bacteria. You can get therapy also


Two basic actions can prevent you from getting Typhoid fever. Avoid risky foods and drinks. Get vaccinated against typhoid fever.

Interesting facts

  • If you recovered from it, it could come back and you could still pass it on.
  • 21 million cases and 200,000 deaths.
  • It can be found in beverages.
  • 70% of people infected come from international traveling.
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