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On his trip to Syria he contracted malaria and typhus, but carried on.
For only typhus and one or two other maladies are the precautions so elaborate as those needed in smallpox.
The specific cause of typhus is unknown, but the contagion develops and reproduces itself in the body of the patient.
The name typhus is from , a smoke or fog, and it indicates the befogged, stuporous condition of the patient.
I thought at least you would have been laid up for a month with the typhus fever!
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
In the pancreas after putrefaction, and in the fces of typhus patients, no skatol was found.
Two years later, Flexner isolated the bacillus of infantile paralysis and Plotz that of typhus fever.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
Clothe a person with a garment soaked in typhus, and the same thing occurs—for many days there will be no sign of failure.
In the same way, if we keep our bodies clean with soap and hot water, we do not get bitten by lice, and so do not die of typhus.
It could be wiped off the face of the earth in a single generation; and the same is true of typhus and typhoid.

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