Typhoid Fever

By: Jay And JC

Cause Of The Disease:

Typhoid Fever is caused by the Salmonella Typhi bacteria.

How is Typhoid transmitted?

This disease is transmitted through contaminated food, drink, or water. It effects the lymph nodes, gallbladder, liver, and spleen.

Symptoms Of Typhoid

The symptoms are fever of 103 of higher, abdominal pain, abdominal tenderness, agitation, bloody stools, chills, confusion, attention deficit, delirium, fluticulating mood, hallucinations, nosebleeds, severe fatigue, and weakness.

How is Typhoid treated?

Typhoid Fever is treated with antibiotics, but people may die from complications within a few days.

How to prevent Typhoid

1.Avoid eating or drinking anything that is a common home to bacteria.

2.Get vaccinated against Typhoid.

Interesting Facts

1. Wilbur Wright died from Typhoid Fever.

2. Most common in Asian countries.

3. About 600,000 people die from Typhoid Fever annually.

4. Symptoms don't show up for one to three weeks after infection.

Typhoid Fever & Salmonella typhi