Typhoid Fever I

Typhoid fever is caused by a salmonella bacterium transmitted through food and water.  

Typhoid Fever II

Historical victims of typhoid include Abraham Lincoln’s son, Willie, age 11, who died of typhoid fever in 1862.

Typhoid Fever III

Animals do not carry this disease.

Typhoid Fever IV

When traveling to India, expect an additional vaccine.  

Typhoid Fever V

If Typhoid Mary (who was asymptomatic) had washed her hands thoroughly, she would not have transmitted the disease through ice cream with peaches.