18 June 2021

The Long View: The tragedy of Typhoid Mary

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?

10 June 2021

Tackling typhoid in Zimbabwe: “We have to be sure for ourselves that the water is safe”

After a devastating typhoid outbreak swept through Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, a new, more effective vaccine is bringing hope.

3 February 2021

The next step: Lifesaving typhoid conjugate vaccines reach Punjab province, Pakistan

Punjab province introduces typhoid conjugate vaccine, taking the next step in protecting children from typhoid in Pakistan.

16 December 2020

More typhoid conjugate vaccines, more impact

A second typhoid conjugate vaccine has achieved WHO prequalification and others are in development. More vaccines will help increase access to TCVs.

19 November 2020

One step closer to untreatable typhoid

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.

24 September 2020

Typhoid: immunising against antimicrobial resistance

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.

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