Where does the name Typhus come from?
The name typhus comes from a greek typhos. Meaning hazy or smokey,describing the state of mind or describing those infected with Typhus. Another term some people use is called ( Jail fever).
What are the symptoms of Typhus?
- How do you know you are getting typhus or someone else? First what happens when getting infected with Typhus is there is a onset of chills,fever, a headache and another flu like symptom. Then about 1-3 weeks after being infected a horrible itchy rash comes and spreads all over your entire body.