Is a bacterial infection of the gut and blood spread by contaminated food or water.

  • The disease is related to hygiene practices
  • Incidence is highest in undeveloped countries with poor sanitation
  • Symptoms include abdominal cramps, nausea, constipation, fever and a typical rash (not always present)
  • Resort level of accommodation does not guarantee against typhoid
  • Up to 20% of infected people die if the disease is untreated.

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