Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 14th, 2000
Dr. Ellen Steinberg, of the Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Disease, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, "In 1994, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice published guidelines for typhoid immunization which recommend typhoid vaccination for travelers to areas in which there is a recognized risk of exposure to Salmonella typhi, the bacterium that causes typhoid fever. They note that the risk is greatest for...
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