Protect yourself against Typhoid (CDC.com)
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by Salmonella Typhi bacteria, spread through contaminated food or water. CDC.com estimates typhoid fever affects 5,700 people in the United States each year. The vaccine for Typhoid is highly recommended for travelers to South Asia, especially Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.
To help prevent getting sick from Typhoid…
- Take huge precaution towards all food and drinks consumed
- Avoid food by street vendors
- Avoid eating raw foods
- Drink only bottled or canned beverages
- Get Vaccinated
Typhoid Risk Map
- Common symptoms include:
- Fever ( Over 100°F)
- Stomach pain
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Loss of appetite
*Some people with typhoid fever or paratyphoid fever develop a rash of flat, rose-colored spots
How Long Will A Vaccination Last?
Typhoid vaccines will lose effectiveness over time. The injectable vaccine requires a booster every 2 years.
Fortunately, Immunize-La makes getting your vaccine by a licensed pharmacist both fast and easy with our new auto-scheduler. Click the button below to get protected against this severe disease and set up your appointment.