ID#: 6464
Description: Caption:
This 1980 photograph depicts the children's ward of the Port Louis, Mauritius Civil Hospital, where typhoid patients were housed. An outbreak of typhoid fever occurred in Cite' Roche Bois, Mauritius, during January, 1980. This illness is caused by the bacterium, Salmonella typhi, which lives only in humans, who carry the bacteria in their bloodstream, and intestinal tract.
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Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1980
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.