GuidingQuestions1. What is Typhoid Fever?2. Where does Typhoid Fever occur?3. Prevention of Typhoid Fever4. Symptoms of Typhoid Fever5. What is the treatment for Typhoid Fever?6. Death rates of Typhoid Fever from 1900-1960
What is Typhoid Fever? Typhoid fever is a disease that is caused bysalmonella typhus. Typhoid fever is also a rash that’s called rose spots.Rose spots mostly appear on the chest butsometimes on the abdomen. Typhoid fever is a disease that is also caused byuncooked foods like steak. Typhoid fever is a bacterial illness. This disease has over 107 different bacterias.
Where does Typhoid Fever occur? Typhoid fever mostly occurs in Africa. Here are some other places typhoid fever occurs:Asia, Central and South America, Canada,Western Europe, Australia, Japan, and LatinAmerica.
Why does Typhoid Fever occur there? Typhoid fever mainly occurs in Africa because lotsof Africa’s water sources are contaminated withsalmonella, feces and other bacteria’s. Typhoid fever occurs in Africa because of theirunsanitized water. Typhoid fever occurs in other places also because ofunsanitized water too.
Prevention of Typhoid Fever? Stay away from uncooked foods, especiallyuncooked meat. The safest way to drink water in foreign countries,like Africa, is to boil your water for at least 1minute. Eat food hot so you know it’s cooked or take thetemperature with a cooking thermometer. Wash your hands before cooking and eating. Clean your food(s) before preparing them.
Symptoms of Typhoid Fever? Chest rash (rose spots) Thirst Slow heartbeat Mild vomiting Loss of appetite
Treatments for Typhoid Fever Typhoid fever can be treated with antibiotics. The antibiotics are given intravenously (in thevein) or it can be given by mouth. You can get a vaccine to prevent getting Typhoid feverby either shot or a drink. Antibiotics are given to kill the bacteria in yourbody.