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Synonyms for typhoid

serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration

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The remaining forty received sentences varying from thirty to forty-five years; while Arthur Simpson, referred to in the Manuscript as being ill of typhoid fever at the time of the explosion, received only fifteen years.
He had a bad spell of typhoid in the spring and hasn't got rightly over it, so his doctor has ordered him to the sea.
The town was full of typhoid, I said, and certainly that autumnal scourge was in the air.
Now, I knew that them two houses in Lauriston Gardens was empty on account of him that owns them who won't have the drains seed to, though the very last tenant what lived in one of them died o' typhoid fever.
I ain't afeared of anything on this side o' the grave; but I thought that maybe it was him that died o' the typhoid inspecting the drains what killed him.
The Ministry of Health has warned that diseases like cholera, bilharzia and typhoid are expected to spread in at least 32 districts during the El Nino season between now and February 2016.
The system was a nearly three-acre sand filter, which trapped typhoid fever-causing bacteria from water piped from the polluted Merrimack River.
Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America tells of a quiet, hard-working cook who kept to herself and who worked for some of the wealthiest families in New York.
NNA - The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday that there is a typhoid outbreak among civilians from the besieged Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, with at least six confirmed cases.
At least six confirmed cases of typhoid in Yalda, and "credible reports" of cases elsewhere, UN says.
Summary: As thousands of civilians remain trapped in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp, an outbreak of potentially fatal typhoid has been reported, amid a wider health care crisis.
A TYPHOID superbug that has spread across Asia and Africa is now a global threat, experts have warned.
Global public health experts discuss future strategies of combatting typhoid, invasive NTS disease
Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869--November 11, 1938), better known as Typhoid Mary, was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.
1931 novelist and writer (Clayhanger) died of typhoid after a visit to Paris.