Vaccinations Infomation

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Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever is an acute thermophilic disease caused by infection of Salmonella typhi and common in developing countries with poor water and sewer systems.

1. Reason

This is caused when an uninfected person consumes food or water that has been contaminated with the urine or feces of an infected person or shells, fish, and fruits contaminated.

2. Symptom

Symptoms may begin 3-60 days (average of 8-14 days) after exposure such as continuous fever, headaches, chills, and torpor. While young children have diarrhea, adults may experience constipation.

3. Preventive Method

Vaccination can prevent typhoid fever.
There are very few side effects after vaccination. The most common side effects are pain, rash, firmness, discomfort, and itching.

4. Vaccination Guide

  • Subject to vaccination : High-risk groups
    - Those who closely in touch with typhoid carriers (family, etc.)
    - Travelers or residents who travel to the infected area.
    - Researchers who handle typhoid virus
  • Vaccine type : Zerotyph Injection - Boryungbio
  • Recommended cycle : Additional vaccination every three years when continuously exposed to hazardous environment