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This was the residence of what was determined to be the index case of the 1980 Cite' Roche Bois, Mauritius typhoid outbreak. The water closet, or bathing area of this Index Case residence, is seen in the background. Unsanitary environmental conditions surrounding a potable water supply can act to promote the spread of pathogens such as Salmonella typhi.
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Creation Date:1980
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