Mary Mallon was branded a public menace and incarcerated after typhoid outbreaks across New York City were linked to her presence in the kitchen. Was she unfairly demonised?
After a devastating typhoid outbreak swept through Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, a new, more effective vaccine is bringing hope.
Punjab province introduces typhoid conjugate vaccine, taking the next step in protecting children from typhoid in Pakistan.
A second typhoid conjugate vaccine has achieved WHO prequalification and others are in development. More vaccines will help increase access to TCVs.
The continued emergence and spread of drug-resistant typhoid make infections more difficult to treat. Life-saving vaccines are urgently needed to prevent it and to limit its spread.
Typhoid fever is increasingly resistant to the main antibiotics used to treat it. Gavi is supporting a new vaccine to help control this deadly disease – and fight antimicrobial resistance.