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What is typhoid fever?

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Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever caused by certain bacteria. The bacteria get deposited in water or food by a human carrier and are then spread to other people in the area.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

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SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

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