Taiwan reports first typhoid fever case this year
Teen in central Taiwan first diagnosed case of typhoid fever in 2021
By Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
2021/03/09 16:11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ? Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday (March 9) announced the country's first locally acquired case of typhoid fever this year.

A teenage female who lives in central Taiwan began experiencing a fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and other symptoms starting on Feb. 2 of this year. When she sought medical treatment, she was diagnosed with stomach flu.

On Feb. 8, she was hospitalized for a high fever and was discharged on Feb. 11. However, she sought additional medical treatment several times for fever, cough, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and other symptoms...