3. Treating Typhoid Fever

Antibiotics are the most common treatment for typhoid fever. Unfortunately, S. Typhi has developed a resistance to certain antibiotics, so researchers are investigating alternatives for developing countries. One such antibiotic administered orally once per day is proving effective in fighting the infection. Infected individuals also require treatments such as the administration of fluids while fighting the bacteria.

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