Abstract

The current position paper on typhoid fever updates and replaces the corresponding paper previously published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record (No. 32, 2000, pp. 257–264). This document contains the following information related to typhoid fever: public health impact, the pathogen and the disease, protective immune response, typhoid vaccines, the Vi polysaccharide vaccine, the Ty21a vaccine, the inactivated whole-cell vaccine, general WHO position on new vaccines, WHO position on typhoid vaccines. Source: http://www.who.int/wer/2008/wer8306.pdf

Position paper epidemiology health policy typhoid