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Typhus is making a comeback in Texas -- aided by heat, poverty and cats

AOL - Mar 17, 2017
Researchers from Texas tallied up reported cases of confirmed or suspected typhus, a broadly defined disease spread by several insects and arachnids, within the state over a ten-year period. From 2003 to 2013, they found the state had seen at least 1 ...


American Council on Science and Health - Mar 9, 2017
The antibiotic chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin) was isolated from a culture of Streptomyces venezuelae in 1947. During a large typhus fever outbreak in Bolivia in December 1947, Doctor Eugene Payne from the pharmaceutical firm, Parke, Davis & Company, ...

Wildfires Kill at Least Six Across Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas

NBCNews.com - Mar 7, 2017
"We used to say 'thank God for typhus,' because that's how Cody met Sydney, and we love Sydney," Callie Crockett said. Temperatures reaching into the 80s, low humidity and fierce winds are believed to have started most of the fires beginning overnight ...

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Disease & History: Third Edition

by: Frederick F. Cartwright, Michael Biddiss
A newly revised edition of an established classic in the history of medicine.

Arising from collaboration between a doctor and a historian, Disease and History offers the general reader a wide-ranging and most accessible account of some of the ways in which disease has left its often dramatic mark on the past.

It reviews, for example, the impact made by bubonic plague and other infections upon the ancient and medieval worlds; the likely role of syphilis in the careers of Henry VIII and Ivan the Terrible; the significance of smallpox for the conquest of Mexico; and the contribution of typhus to Napoleon’s downfall and of haemophilia to the collapse of Tsarist rule in Russia.
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by: Jean-Paul Sartre

Set in Malaya during the British protectorate, Sartre’s Typhus centres on the improbable couple formed by the disgraced former doctor Georges, who has sunk to the lowest depths of a highly stratified colonial society, and Nellie, a down-at-heel nightclub singer, whose partner succumbs to the typhus epidemic sweeping the country. Though it does not shy from the explosive issues of colonialism and race that are implicit in its setting, Typhus is both a turbulent love story in the best traditions of Western popular cinema and an existentialist tale of moral redemption that shares many fascinating parallels with Albert Camus’s novel .
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Epidemic Typhus

An animation about epidemic typhus. Sorry about the sound quality!


Typhus is any of several similar diseases caused by Rickettsia bacteria. The name comes from the Greek typhos (τῦφος) meaning smoky or hazy, describing the ...

A Tale of Two Typhus

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