What is Typhoid Fever?
Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella typhi.
How is it spread?
Most of the time typhoid is spread by eating food and drinking water that has been contaminated with poop (feces) or urine of an infected person. This is called “fecal-oral” route.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms usually appear 1 to 3 weeks after coming in contact with the bacteria. Symptoms can vary. Some people will not get any symptoms. Some people may get: