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Typhoid

HygieneInfections
January 8, 2017

Typhoid outbreak – what you need to know

There has been a recent warning that South Africans could face a Typhoid outbreak after the summer holidays. Hospitals and healthcare centers have been notified to be on high alert, since the Typhoid infections that started in Zimbabwe, could spread here when holiday-goers come back after their holidays. via GIPHY What is Typhoid fever? Typhoid fever is an infection caused by a bacteria (Salmonella Typhi). It spreads easily through food and water contaminated by sewerage. You can also get it from someone who has the infection. It's quite common in overcrowded areas with overcrowding & poor sanitation. How do you…
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Infections
March 9, 2015

What is Typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever is an infection caused by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. It spreads easily through food and water contaminated by sewerage. You can also get it from someone who has the infection. The infection is quite common in areas with overcrowding & poor sanitation. (more…)
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