2. Causes of Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever is caused by the spread of the S. Typhi bacteria through the fecal matter of a carrier, usually a person who was ill with typhoid and recovered but still harbors the disease. The bacteria can also be found in products contaminated by someone shedding S. Typhus. Drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food can spread typhoid fever.

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