An outbreak of typhoid fever due to contamination of the municipal water supply in northern Israel.

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An outbreak of typhoid fever followed a large outbreak of dysentery in northern Israel. Both outbreaks resulted from contamination of a drilled well that supplied water to the municipal water system. The well was contaminated with sewage from a broken main-pipe coming from Shefaram (an Arab town). The outbreak of typhoid involved 77 persons, of whom 75 were… (More)

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@article{Egoz1988AnOO, title={An outbreak of typhoid fever due to contamination of the municipal water supply in northern Israel.}, author={Nirit Egoz and Suha K. Shihab and L. -M. Leitner and Miriam Lucian}, journal={Israel journal of medical sciences}, year={1988}, volume={24 11}, pages={640-3} }