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Typhoid fever

 
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Typhoid fever is caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi. In the United States, about 400 cases occur each year, and about 70% of these are acquired while traveling internationally. Typhoid fever is common in the developing world, where it affects about 12.5 million people every year.

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