Typhoid fever disease

DANGEROUS!!!!!

CAUSE OF TYPHOID FEVER

caused by bacteria called Salmonella typhi and/or Salmonella paratyphi

TRANSMISSION/TRANSPORTATION OF TYPHOID FEVER

Typhoid fever is spread through water and food.After you eat or drink the salmonella typhi,it travels through your bloodstream and intestinal tract inside the person,the person gives off/sheds salmonella typhi.

SYMPTOMS OF TYPHOID FEVER

symptoms include...

-fever that can go as high as 104 degrees farenheit

-poor appetite

-lethargy(lack of enthusiasm and energy)

-headaches

-diarrhea

-aches and pains

TREATMENTS OF TYPHOID FEVER

Treated by an antibiotic which kill the salmonella bacteria(cause of typhoid fever)

WAYS TO PREVENT YOURSELF FROM GETTING TYPHOID FEVER

-do NOT eat risky food or water

-get a vaccine against Typhoid fever

(tip)boiling contaminated water is better than eating it by itself

FACTS ABOUT TYPHOID FEVER

-3%-5% of patients become carriers(have disease but not symptoms)

-killed pericles(leader of Athens)which ended the golden age for Athens.

-cases of typhoid fever has been decreasing since the 1900's

--affects 21 million people annually worldwide with about 200,000 people dying from it

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BY:DAVID DAY