Typhoid is a notifiable disease. This allows the origin of cases to be investigated and for authorities to be alerted if there is an increase in cases
Last year, 12 people died in Nigeria out of 375 infected, while in 2012 there were 1,723 cases and 112 deaths
Health minister said 326 new cases have been reported over the past week nationwide, a nearly 50% increase over the previous one.
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