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Typhoid is spread by contact with water or food contaminated by the stools of a person with typhoid.

Signs and symptoms

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Slow pulse
  • Loss of appetite

Possible complication

  • Death (less than 1% of cases even with treatment)

Available vaccines

Last update: June 22, 2023


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