Typhoid Fever

Abbi, Acacia, and Tianna

Cause of the disease

Salmonella Typhi Bacteria

How the disease is transmitted

You can get the disease by eating foods or drinking beverages that have been exposed to Salmonella Typhi.

Source: www.cdc.gov

The symptoms of the disease

Some of the symptoms are fever, feeling ill, abdominal pain. When it worsens temperatures can reach up to 103 degrees F and severe diarrhea.

Source: www.nlm.nih.gov

How is the disease treated?

You can treat it with antibiotics that kill the Salmonella bacteria.

Source: www.webmd.com

Ways to prevent this diseease

You can get two vaccinations to prevent the disease. One vaccination is a killed vaccine gotten as a shot, and the other is a live vaccine which you put in your mouth.

Sources: www.mayoclinc.org

4 interesting facts about the disease

  • Wilbur Wright died of the fever.
  • It is treatable but it can't be cured.
  • 70% of people who were infected were infected by international traveling.
  • The incubation period was from 3 days to 3 months.
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Typhoid Fever

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