Sudan: Concerns Over Spread of Disease Following Rains in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -The residents of Port Sudan, capital of eastern Sudan's Red Sea state, have complained of the spread of flies and mosquitoes due to recent rains. They expressed concern over the emergence and spread of diseases of ophthalmic, malaria, diarrhoea, and typhoid. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Recognition and Management of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever Recognition and Management of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever
Know the signs and symptoms as well as risk factors for typhoid fever, and which tests to order when the infection is suspected.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Almanac: The strange case of Typhoid Mary
September 23, 1869 marked the birth of Mary Mallon, who would become a "healthy carrier" of a communicable disease, with fatal consequences. Jane Pauley reports on the woman remembered today as "Typhoid Mary." (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almanac: Typhoid Mary
September 23, 1869 marked the birth of the woman who would become a "healthy carrier" of a communicable disease, who would end her life in quarantine (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student Loans Helped Osoro Build a Business and Expand Health Care in Rural Kenya
September 20, 2018He had almost given up on  his dream of owning a health care enterprise. Then he learned about the Afya Elimu Fund. It is 10AM local time, and in Karantini village, Kenya, an elderly man with a walking stick is limping out of the consultations room at Bethany Medical Clinic. You can see he is being careful not to hurt his leg. This is because he ’s recovering from a festering wound that had almost become gangrenous.He is the ninth patient since daybreak for health worker Statius Osoro Ondiba, 24, the proprietor of the medical facility.For months before visiting the clinic, the old man, who...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Vendors Meet Minister Nyoni Over Cholera Outbreak, Evictions
[Kubatana.net] Yesterday, Monday the 17th of September, the Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) leadership met with the newly appointed Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Developments Hon Sithembiso Nyoni at her offices located at Kaguvi Building. The meeting took place against the backdrop of the outbreak of Cholera and Typhoid in Harare and some parts of the country and the subsequent decision by the Government to evict vendors operating within the Central B (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Commits to Eradicate Medieval Diseases
[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has committed to eradicate medieval diseases such as cholera and typhoid saying his government is working to address challenges related to clean water and sanitation provision as well as sustainable waste management practices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:President Okays U.S.$64 Million Budget to Fight Cholera
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has approved a budget of nearly $64 million for immediate needs in the fight against dual outbreaks of cholera and typhoid in Harare and other parts of the country, chairperson of the Cabinet committee on emergency preparedness and disaster management, Minister July Moyo has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Tracing the Origins of Misery
[The Herald] A reputation for typhoid and cholera outbreaks has developed in Glen View, Budiriro and other south-western suburbs judging by recent trends. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Cholera, Typhoid Bug Harare, Spare Home of Perennial Water Woes Bulawayo
[New Zimbabwe] BULAWAYO's perennial water problems are a public secret but the city has remained a largely free zone from water-borne diseases such as cholera and typhoid. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Reacts to Cholera Outbreak
[The Herald] Government has activated the national response mechanism to combat the dual outbreaks of cholera and typhoid in the country, amid revelations that both outbreaks were spreading to other parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Statement On the Outbreak of Cholera and Typhoid
[Kubatana.net] We the organizations here present, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Gweru Allays Typhoid Spread Fears As Schools Open
[The Herald] Gweru City Council has enhanced its fight against typhoid by training more than 50 district school heads, inspecting more than 200 school premises and training more than 1 200 students ahead of the new school term that started yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:City Commission Allays Typhoid Fears
[The Herald] Masvingo City Council has allayed fears of a typhoid outbreak in the country's oldest town, saying the situation was under control with a cocktail of measures being put in place to ease a crippling water shortage in the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Typhoid Fears Mount
[The Herald] A fresh disease outbreak is looming in Gweru, as the city has gone for two days without potable water, leaving residents resorting to unsafe water supplies such as condemned boreholes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Typhoid Outbreak Feared in Kadoma
[New Zimbabwe] Kadoma city authorities say they have launched investigations following reports of an outbreak of typhoid which recently killed eight people in Gweru. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Typhoid Death Toll Rises in Gweru
[CAJ News] Bulawayo -At least eight people have died and over 40 others admitted to hospital following a recurring outbreak of typhoid in central Zimbabwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Urged to Address Root Causes to Typhoid Outbreak
[263Chat] Community Water Alliance (CWA) and Gweru Residents Forum (GRF) have called on government to address root causes of the recent typhoid outbreak in Gweru and stop harassing vendors who trading in the central business district to make ends meet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Drug Resistant Typhoid Strain - a Threat to Public Health
[The Herald] Maria Mabheza (32) wakes up at midnight to attend to her three-year-old baby boy who continuously writhes and grumbles with abdominal pain. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Drug Resistant Typhoid Is Real
[The Herald] This strain of typhoid is not responding to traditionally used medicines such as ciprofloxacin and health workers have resorted to using the last line of antibiotics, azithromycin in defence against typhoid while waiting for approvals to embark on mass vaccinations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Locals Blast Govt-City Squabbling As Typhoid Wreaks Havoc
[New Zimbabwe] Gweru -Residents in the Midlands city are up in arms with government and city authorities who they accuse of being too preoccupied with trading blame for a devastating typhoid outbreak at the expense of combining forces with all stakeholders to arrest the multi-faceted health crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:National Youth Games Postponed Due to Typhoid Outbreak
[New Zimbabwe] The 2018 edition of the National Youth and Paralympic Games which were set to begin on Wednesday in Gweru have been postponed to a date yet to be announced due to a typhoid outbreak that has so far claimed five lives in the Midlands capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Fury Over Minister Parirenyatwa's Typhoid Remarks
[Zimbabwe Standard] Health minister David Parirenyatwa has come under fire from Gweru residents after he blamed council for the typhoid outbreak that has claimed six lives in the city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Council Water Deemed Unsafe
[The Herald] The Ministry of Health and Child Care has condemned Gweru City Council water as unsafe for drinking amid reports more people continue succumbing to typhoid following an outbreak of the disease in Gweru City. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shea butter found to be an effective treatment for salmonella
(Natural News) Shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa) has been found to be an effective treatment for typhoid fever caused by Salmonella, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Researchers at the University of Dschang, University of Ngaoundéré, and University of Yaoundé 1 in Cameroon looked at the effects of shea butter... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence of Salmonella Paratyphi C found for the first time in medieval northern Europe
(University of Warwick) Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe. Salmonella Paratyphi C causes enteric fever, a life-threatening infection, and has been detected in a 800 year old human skeleton discovered in Trondheim, Norway. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

'Frightening typhoid fever outbreak spreads in Pakistan
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - July 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Cohen, J. Tags: Asia/Pacific News, Epidemiology, Medicine, Diseases In Depth Source Type: news

What is the Interval For Non-simultaneous Administration of Live Virus Vaccines?
Discussion Vaccines are a mainstay of infectious disease prevention and health promotion. Infants, children and adults benefit from vaccines the most when they are given on the recommended schedules. However there are times when this is not possible as children come to the physician a little early, or a little late, or had unavailable records and so received addition vaccine, etc. There are many questions that arise because of these timing issues such as the one above. Standard vaccine schedules can be reviewed here. Commonly administered vaccines includes: Live-attenuated vaccines Cholera Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 9, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Nigeria:Could a New Typhoid Vaccine End the Most Misdiagnosed Disease in Nigeria?
[Nigeria Health Watch] "Typhoid fever" has long been recognized as one of the most diagnosed diseases in Nigeria. The challenge is that when diagnosed properly, typhoid fever is actually a life-threatening infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. It is usually spread through contaminated food or water, and symptoms, including prolonged fever, fatigue, headache, nausea, and abdominal pain are very similar to those of the most common cause of fever in Nigeria -- malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Otago researchers help find answers to growing typhoid problem in the Pacific
(University of Otago) University of Otago researchers have been key partners in a study which has found poor sanitation facilities appear to be a major source of Salmonella typhi, the cause of typhoid fever, in Fiji. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Malawi:Country Should Consider a New Typhoid Vaccine
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) Aziza Mwisongo has advised the Ministry of health to speedily consider adopting for the new typhoid vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi:Govt in Negotiations for New Typhoid Vaccine
[Nyasa Times] Malawi is currently in negotiations for newly licensed and World Health Organizations (WHO) prequalified typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) with Typbar-TCV which has longer lasting protection, fewer doses, and suitability for children under two years of age. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn't
(Penn State) Typhoid Mary may have infected a hundred or more people, but asymptomatic carriers of malaria infect far more people every year. An international team of researchers is working toward a way to identify malaria patients including infected individuals who show no malaria symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Day care center closed in typhoid scare
Students and staff at Bright Horizons day care and preschool in North Quincy, Massachusetts, are being tested for possible exposure after a child was diagnosed with typhoid. Christina Hager of CBS Boston station WBZ reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Typhoid scare at day care after child diagnosed
Officials were told that the child had traveled abroad recently (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Typhoid Fever?
QUINCY (CBS) – On Thursday it was confirmed that a child at a daycare and preschool in North Quincy had been diagnosed with typhoid fever, a disease rarely found in the United States. For many, the name brings to mind “Typhoid Mary,” but what exactly is typhoid fever? Here’s what WBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall has to say: Typhoid fever, also known as enteric fever, is an infection caused by a type of salmonella bacteria. The infection causes chills, fever and belly pain, Dr. Marshall says. People with typhoid fever can also develop pink spots on their skin. (WBZ graphic) It can be contracted li...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV typhoid fever Source Type: news

Child at Massachusetts daycare diagnosed with typhoid fever
A Massachusetts child care center has shut down temporarily after a child was diagnosed with typhoid fever (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Typhoid Fever Confirmed In Child At North Quincy Daycare
NORTH QUINCY (CBS) – A child at a daycare and preschool in North Quincy has been diagnosed with typhoid fever. “I can confirm one case of typhoid fever in a child at Bright Horizons in North Quincy. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working with Bright Horizons and the Quincy Public Health Department to prevent the spread of the disease,” said Ann Scales, spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Health. Bright Horizons spokesperson Bridget Perry said center officials were told that the child had traveled abroad recently. Bright Horizons Daycare in North Quincy closed after a report ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local bright horizons North Quincy Source Type: news

New research: Some gut bacteria may protect against intestinal infection
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Scientists have for the first time found evidence that a microbe in the human gut is associated with protection from typhoid fever infection. If the research is borne out, it could offer an exciting new way to reduce intestinal infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015: Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever
European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. 04/30/2018 This six-page report is based on data for 2015 retrieved from the European Surveillance System (TESSy). Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are relatively rare diseases in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA), mainly acquired while traveling to countries outside of the EU/EEA, particularly in south Asia. In 2015, 18 EU/EEA countries reported a total of 845 confirmed cases. Nine countries reported zero cases. The report discusses methods, epidemiology, threats description for 2015, and public health implications. (PDF) (Source: Disaster L...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Global Health: ‘ We ’ re Out of Options ’ : Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak
An aggressive typhoid strain, resistant to five types of antibiotics, is expected to replace other endemic strains worldwide. It could evolve to become untreatable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Typhoid Antibiotics Vaccination and Immunization Pakistan Epidemics Source Type: news

WHO recommends use of first typhoid conjugate vaccine
(Sabin Vaccine Institute) The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the introduction of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) for infants and children over six months of age in typhoid-endemic countries. This new policy will help ensure access to typhoid vaccination in communities most impacted by the disease, which is responsible for nearly 12 million infections and between 128,000 and 161,000 deaths a year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 3, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Typhoid Fever Outbreak — Harare, Zimbabwe, October 2016–March 2017
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High and Dry: Can We Fix the World ’s Water Crisis?
This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22.The post High and Dry: Can We Fix the World’s Water Crisis? appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mxolisi Ncube Tags: Africa Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Population Poverty & SDGs Water & Source Type: news

Typhoid vaccine Vi conjugate cost  effective in various settings
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lost cities of the world
The most intriguing abandoned settlements, from ancient ruins to modern ghost townsLast week laser scanning revealedthe true scale of the ancient city of Angamuco in western Mexico. The city, built around AD900, is thought to have had 100,000 residents and included pyramids, road systems, vegetable gardens and ball courts. It was a major centre for the Pur épecha people, rivals to the Aztecs. Both cultures collapsed in the 16th century when Europeans introduced typhoid-like diseases to which they had no immunity.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Tucker Tags: Archaeology Technology Science Source Type: news

Five lost cities of the world
The most intriguing abandoned settlements, from ancient ruins to modern ghost townsLast week laser scanning revealedthe true scale of the ancient city of Angamuco in western Mexico. The city, built around AD900, is thought to have had 100,000 residents and included pyramids, road systems, vegetable gardens and ball courts. It was a major centre for the Pur épecha people, rivals to the Aztecs. Both cultures collapsed in the 16th century when Europeans introduced typhoid-like diseases to which they had no immunity.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Tucker Tags: Archaeology Technology Science Source Type: news

Lassa fever – Liberia
On 9 January 2018, a patient from Guinea with fever, neck pain, body pain and vomiting was admitted to a hospital in Ganta in Nimba County, Liberia. The patient was treated with Ribavirin until her death on 11 January 2018. The patient first experienced symptoms on 29 December 2017. Prior to hospitalization in Liberia, she sought medical care at a health facility in Di écké in N'Zérékore Region, Guinea where she was treated for typhoid and malaria. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - February 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

First child vaccinated with typhoid conjugate vaccine in Africa
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Today the University of Maryland School of Medicine's (UMSOM) Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) is proud to be part of vaccine history in Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

First child vaccinated with typhoid conjugate vaccine in Africa
(University of Liverpool) History was made in the fight against typhoid fever today, as the first child in Africa was vaccinated in a clinical trial using a new generation of typhoid vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news