According to the weekly health report, the city recorded 629 cases of diarrhea, 270 cases of jaundice, 430 cases of typhoid and four cases of cholera in the category of water-borne diseases.

Ahmedabad: Contamination in water supply lines in the city of Ahmedabad has led to a 47% jump in the number of typhoid cases in June this year as compared to June 2018.

Bulawayo — At least eight people have died and over 40 others admitted to hospital following a recurring outbreak of typhoid in central Zimbabwe.

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 G

Enteric fever continues to be a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally, particularly in poor resource settings. Lack of rapid diagnostic assays is a major driving factor for the empirical treatment of enteric fever. In this work, a rapid and sensitive method ‘Miod’ ‘has been developed. Miod includes a magnetic nanoparticle-based enrichment of target bacterial cells, followed by cell lysis and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) of nucleic acids for signal augmentation along with concurrent measurement of signal via an in–situ optical detection system.

Malawi has launched a new generation of typhoid vaccines making it the first country in Africa using the vaccines to fight typhoid infections in children.

Harare – Zimbabwean health officials have reportedly said that at least 200 cases of typhoid have been recorded in Harare, adding that the country is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in Z

Scrub typhus, encephalitis, malaria are other reasons, says multi-centre study

The new vaccine was found to have given a longer immunity from typhoid than older vaccines and it required fewer doses for childhood immunisation.

A new vaccine that could prevent up to nine-in-10 cases of typhoid fever has been recommended by the World Health Organization.

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