The fever that kills
The causes and the basics of Typhoid Fever (Salmonella Typhi)
Salmonella is the name and organism of Typhoid Fever. Salmonella Typhi is spread through people who have Salmonella Typhi in their system and when they handle food, and someone eats it,the Salmonella Typhi organism is in their system. Typhoid Fever symptoms are... 1st week-fever of temperatures of 103-104, headache, weakness rash, loss of appetite. 2nd week-high fever, considerable weight loss. 3rd week-lie motionless and exhausted, become delirious. 4th week-fever, temperature decrease. How is the disease treated-it is treated with medicine and it can kill the Salmonella Typhi organism. If not using medicine it increases death chance by 20 percent. Ways to reduce chance of getting this disease... Try to avoid risky foods and get vaccinated against Typhoid Fever. 4 interesting facts. 5,700 cures annualy, 75 percent of the disease gets caught when traveling, 21.5 million people a year get it, 1-2 weeks before traveling you need to get the shot.