Wasim Khawaja, the spokesperson of PIMS, he said that typhoid
fever is a curable disease but care in this regard is necessary.
The Wellcome Sanger Institute and Aga Khan University in Karachi found a new strain of typhoid
in Hyderabad in late 2016, which has now shown itself to be resistant to multiple antibiotics.
The first African child has been vaccinated with the newly prequalified World Health Organisation (WHO) typhoid
conjugate vaccine (TCV), Typbar-TCV in Malawi, News Medical reported on Thursday.
Improved surveillance for drug-resistant bugs should also help public health officials figure out whether or not the typhoid
vaccine should become part of the national immunisation programme and what type of antibiotics can treat local typhoid
Use of the vaccine should also help to curb the frequent use of antibiotics for treatment of presumed typhoid
fever, and thereby help to slow the alarming increase in antibiotic resistance in Salmonella Typhi.
conjugate vaccines (TCVs) are innovative products that have longer-lasting immunity than older vaccines, require fewer doses, and can be given to young children through routine childhood immunization programs.
Kenya can now order for a new typhoid
vaccine, which the World Health Organisation has approved.
A new conjugate vaccine for typhoid
fever, known as Bharat Biotech's Typbar-TCV, has been certified for use by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Millions of children in developing countries like Kenya will soon be protected against typhoid
fever, following an approval by Gavi to support the introduction of a vaccine.
Doctors are examining relatives, schoolchildren and employees, who might get infected with typhoid
fever after contacting a family, which was diagnosed with typhoid
fever in Batken region, chief doctor of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Center for Batken region Nurlan Orozaliyev reports.
Summary: A clinical trial enlisted some of England's brightest minds to help scientists prove a new typhoid
vaccine works and could save children's lives
Background: During August 2015, unusually high typhoid
fever cases were reported from rural Islamabad at Federal General Hospital (FGH), Islamabad.
3 Another population study involving five Asian countries showed Pakistan in second place with annual typhoid
prevalence of 412.
Based on a Mary Beth Keane novel, it tells the story of the first-known healthy carrier of typhoid
fever, known as Typhoid
Mary as she spread the disease across early 20th century New York.
Mary was later dubbed as "Typhoid
Mary" after she unknowingly spread typhoid
among several wealthy families residing in New York in the early 20th century.