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Typhoid fever infects millions of people annually.
  a serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by contaminated food or water
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typhoid enteric fever
Quality environmental sanitation has virtually eliminated typhoid from the developed world, but worldwide it is still thought to infect millions and kill tens of thousands each year.
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  • Typhoid fever infects millions of people annually.
  • The nurse says I’m the only typhoid patient and I’m a miracle for getting over the crisis.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Typhoid was the unwelcome, evil sister of any disaster in which the water supply was destroyed or polluted and normal disposal of human waste difficult or impossible.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Then your mother got typhoid.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family

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  • A Massachusetts private named Emerson, who had interrupted his studies at Williams College to enlist and was wounded at Fredericksburg and again at Chancellorsville, wrote to his missionary parents in Hawaii from a hospital bed after he had been struck down a third time, by typhoid, that he was anxious to get back to the regiment to help "the holy cause for which I am fighting….
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Like typhoid, one can harbor for a lifetime the toxin of guilt.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Dead of typhoid fever.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Because of Winn-Dixie
  • I could have given typhoid to the entire Bagram base.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • They’s typhoid down the line.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Oh, the usual typhoid and sleeping sickness.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World

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  • The doctors open the body and say with an air of profound learning, ’The subject has died of a tumor on the liver, or of typhoid fever!’
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • At the start of the movement, Pablo killed more people than the typhoid fever.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • There were several signs of sickness, one possible case of typhoid.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • They were given typhoid shots that first afternoon; they stood in line for them.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Food was scanty, one blanket for three men, and the ravages of smallpox, pneumonia and typhoid gave the place the name of a pest-house.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Boss: Say she’s got something contagious, typhoid, bubonic plague.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • And my wife has the typhoid.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Typhoid and paratyphoid A and B?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Last year we had some very strange cases of illness among the visitors—typhoid cases, and cases of gastric fever— Mrs. Stockmann.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • At first it was from the shots they gave us for typhoid, in very heavy doses and in assembly-line fashion: swab, jab, swab, Move along now, swab, jab, swab, Keep it moving.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • You were devoted to her as a little girl, and nothing will describe her goodness to you through the typhoid fever.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • "You want lockjaw or typhoid or a combination?" He indicated my bare legs and feet.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Jacob Have I Loved
  • "That is true," said Charles; "but I was thinking especially of illnesses—of typhoid fever, for example, that attacks students from the provinces."
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Just for instance, her aunt Beppy — the one they say had the power of levitation — died with typhoid fever.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Christy is a young girl who goes to teach school in the Smokey Mountains at the turn of the century because she believes she can make a difference, and all these really hot guys fall in love with her and she learns about God and typhoid and stuff.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • Officials were concerned about the spread of E. coli, the risk of typhoid fever, cholera, dysentery.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Sonia is morose, running a slight fever from her typhoid shot, still expecting, when she enters the living room in the morning, to see a tree trimmed with lights.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • We land in a rut of obstetrics and typhoid and busted legs.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • These were the traditional symbols used to counteract the evils brought on by summer—cholera, plague, typhoid, malaria, and typhus.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • A few years back, when Haiti had suffered an outbreak of typhoid resistant to the drugs usually used to treat it, Zanmi Lasante had imported an effective but expensive antibiotic, cleaned up the local water supplies, and stopped the outbreak throughout the central plateau.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Are you sure it’s safe to drink, Will? I certainly don’t want to contract rickets or typhoid fever or whatever it is you catch from drinking contaminated water.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • That there might be an awkward affair with Wrench, Lydgate saw at once; but the ease was serious enough to make him dismiss that consideration: he was convinced that Fred was in the pink-skinned stage of typhoid fever, and that he had taken just the wrong medicines.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Before you could realize that it was real and take it into your head, the picture changed and a hollow-sounding voice was saying, "Time marches on!" This was the kind of thing that was happening every day in Europe where they had not advanced as iin this country, and watching from her vantage point, Mrs. Shortley had the sudden intuition that the Gobblehooks, like rats with typhoid fleas, could have carried all those murderous ways over the water with them directly to this place.
    Flannery O’Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • Once, Eliza and four of her children were sick at the same time with typhoid fever.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Once he had rheumatic fever an’ once he had typhoid.
    Frances Hodgson Burnett  --  The Secret Garden
  • The diagnosis was typhoid fever, and she was told to remain perfectly still and try not to speak.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • I heard constantly of people laid low by typhoid or mortally ill with "blood poisoning."
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • It was eruptive typhoid.
    Anton Chekhov  --  Uncle Vanya
  • Their strongest ally was the stalemate in the Libyan desert, where cholera and typhoid were leveling the Italian expeditionary force.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • He had immunized rabbits to typhoid, and he believed that if he mixed serum taken from these immune animals with typhoid germs, the germs would die.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • No one had forgotten how in 1885 fouled water had ignited an outbreak of cholera and typhoid that killed ten percent of the city’s population.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • But if we do, you say you’ve got a patient in the back suffering from typhoid fever and you’re rushing him to an isolation ward here.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • I could see a well sweep and thought of moss-covered buckets, cool and wet and reeking of typhoid—well, I had had my booster shots in Heidelberg; I wanted a drink.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Then he developed abdominal pain, and that made him think that he might have typhoid fever, so he gave himself a course of antibiotic pills, but that had no effect on his illness.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • "Camp fever" or "putrid fever" were terms used for the highly infectious, deadly scourges of dysentery, typhus, and typhoid fever, the causes of which were unknown or only partially understood.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • His own mind was divided, for a younger brother of his had been sent to Germany when he failed in some examination, thus creating a precedent but since he had there died of typhoid it was impossible to look upon the experiment as other than dangerous.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • His fever had been diagnosed as typhoid in nature and treated accordingly, which meant a.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • …booking-office tinner tinker tin-roof leads track (railroad) line trained-nurse hospital-nurse transom (of door) fanlight trolley-car tramcar truck (vehicle) lorry truck (of a railroad car) bogie trunk box typewriter (operator) typist typhoid-fever enteric undershirt vest vaudeville-theatre music-hall vegetables greens vest waistcoat warden (of a prison) governor warehouse stores wash-rag face-cloth wash-stand wash-hand-stand wash-wringer mangle waste-basket waste-paper-basket…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Typhoid.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • The telekinetic, or TK gene, produces female Typhoid Marys capable of destroying almost at will….
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
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