Typhoid is an acute febrile illness caused by a bacterium Salmonella Typhi. It typically causes fever, headache, nausea and severe loss of appetite. There may be cough and constipation or diarrhoea. Classic typhoid fever can be a very serious disease, but antibiotics are an effective treatment.
Typhoid in Ireland, 2020
|2||The number of typhoid notifications in 2020|
|0.8||The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2020|
Last updated: 1 July 2022