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Rethinking Typhoid Fever Vaccines: Implications for Travelers and People Living in Highly Endemic Areas

This article, published in the Journal of Travel Medicine, summarizes evidence about the efficacy, delivery, and impact of current typhoid vaccines and the potential for new typhoid conjugate vaccines or improved live oral vaccines to protect young children from typhoid and paratyphoid. The authors argue that such new vaccines would benefit both travelers and inhabitants of endemic areas.

Author: Whitaker JA, Franco-Paredes C, Del Rio C, Edupuganti S

Published: 2009

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Citation: Whitaker JA, Franco-Paredes C, Del Rio C, Edupuganti S. Rethinking Typhoid Fever Vaccines: Implications for Travelers and People Living in Highly Endemic Areas. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2009;16(1):46-52.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Typhoid

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global