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Dietary tips to fight Typhoid and speed up recovery

Typhoid is an illness caused by the bacteria, Salmonella Typhi, and can lead to a high temperature or fever with vomiting and diarrhoea.  Infection travels easily from contaminated food and dirty drinking water in countries where there is poor hygiene and sanitation. Typhoid fever is very contagious and easily spread.  It can travel throughout the body and affect all the major organs leading to death in some cases.

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Typhoid Vaccination for International Travel

If you are planning a trip abroad, it can feel impossible to get through all the pre-travel jobs on your ‘to-do’ list. Ensuring your passport is in date, picking up foreign currency and topping up on sunscreen can all take time, but it’s important to make time for travel vaccinations including the typhoid fever vaccine.

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