Typhus is a disease caused by Rickettsia bacteria. Symptoms and signs include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Antibiotics are recommended as the treatment for endemic and epidemic typhus infections.Read more: Typhus Article
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- azithromycin (Zithromax, Zithromax Z-Pak, Zithromax Tri-Pak, Zmax)
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