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[Articles] The global burden of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

20:37 EST 18 Feb 2019 | The Lancet

Despite notable progress, typhoid and paratyphoid fevers remain major causes of disability and death, with billions of people likely to be exposed to the pathogens. Although improvements in water and sanitation remain essential, increased vaccine use (including with typhoid conjugate vaccines that are effective in infants and young children and protective for longer periods) and improved data and surveillance to inform vaccine rollout are likely to drive the greatest improvements in the global burden of the disease.

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