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Typhoid fever is actually common in parts of Phil, but the locals mostly don't react to it as bad as westerners do, and so they don't warn you about it, or even know about it. You get it from eating street food usually. It can be compared with a very bad case of flue, and you never fully recover. You will remain a carrier forever. People do still die from it. Treatment will eventually help but you will still suffer through it until it works its way out. Expect initial symptoms of migraine headache, chills and shaking accompanied by sweating and fever. Then 2-3 weeks more of explosive diarr