Typhoid fever in children
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Much later data, however, point out to approximately 600,000 deaths every year worldwide (Beig et al., 2010). The disease has a high incidence particularly in Southeast Asia, South-Central Asia, and Southern Africa. However, in Western countries like the United States alone, typhoid fever accounts for as few as 300 cases a year due to a good access in vaccination and other preventive factors (Lynch et al., 2009).