Typhoid Outbreak in New Zealand

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A woman in Auckland, New Zealand has died after contracting typhoid. Officials report that 18 others have been hospitalized, although some patients have recovered and been released. The outbreak likely began with a traveler who contracted the disease overseas. Many of the patients have ties to a local church. Authorities have urged anyone with symptoms of typhoid to come forward.

The New Zealand Herald has more information on this outbreak.

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