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Zimbabwe typhoid outbreak 20120129

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Zimbabwe doctors reported more than 800 cases of typhoid in Harare.
The typhoid outbreak is blamed on poor water and sanitation conditions.
Typhoid vaccinations given after 2011 might not actually protect against typhoid.
Zimbabwe typhoid outbreak 20120129

Patients receive medication at a typhoid screening and treatment centre setup in a temporary tent at a clinic in the Kuwadzana township, on January 24, 2012, in Harare, Zimbabwe. Doctors reported at least 800 cases in a typhoid outbreak in the Zimbabwean capital.

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