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Typhoid Fever Cases Linked to Colorado Qdoba

This is what happens when employees don't wash their hands

(Newser) - Three Colorado residents came down with typhoid fever—a potentially deadly disease more common to third-world countries—after a worker at a Qdoba restaurant likely touched their food after going to the bathroom without washing his or her hands, KDVR reports. The three victims—two of whom were hospitalized—ate... More »

Typhoid 'Superbug' Spreading Worldwide

H58 strain is 'completely transforming' disease

(Newser) - Efforts to fight typhoid in some of the world's poorest countries have helped create an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" strain of the disease that's spreading worldwide, researchers warn. According to a study published in Nature Genetics , the resistant H58 strain of typhoid is now present in at least 21... More »

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