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What causes typhoid fever?

good day to you . my name is gina. im 33 years old and 5'2 height. when i was 8 years old i was a victim of typhoid fever. i never went to hospital becos of money problem. we live in the mountain barangay. i sufferd for almost 2 months. then after that i can feel that i become more intelligent
Thu, 7 Aug 2014
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Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria named salmonella typhi. It is spread by feaco-oral route and it is contagious disease. Typhoid bacteria come out from the body via feacal matter and if your hand hygiene is not proper you can spread infection to others. There is one historic incidence behind typhoid." Typhoid Mary" Mary was a cook and suffering from typhoid and due to poor hand hygiene she spread the infection in the community.
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What causes typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria named salmonella typhi. It is spread by feaco-oral route and it is contagious disease. Typhoid bacteria come out from the body via feacal matter and if your hand hygiene is not proper you can spread infection to others. There is one historic incidence behind typhoid. Typhoid Mary Mary was a cook and suffering from typhoid and due to poor hand hygiene she spread the infection in the community.