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An Overview of Epidemic Typhus in the World and Iran during the 19th and 20th Centuries.

  title={An Overview of Epidemic Typhus in the World and Iran during the 19th and 20th Centuries.},
  author={Mohammad Hossein Azizi and Moslem Bahadori and Farzaneh Azizi},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  volume={19 10},
The present article provides a concise historical review on classical epidemic typhus (exanthemata typhus) in the world as well its outbreaks in Iran mainly during the 19th and 20th centuries. Typhus is still a potential public health threat under certain conditions, despite the fact that nowadays, efficient antibiotics are accessible and sanitary conditions which lead to typhus outbreaks have improved significantly. 
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