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Things you can do to reduce the chance of getting typhus include using insect repellent and washing yourself and your clothes regularly.
Symptoms of typhus can include a high temperature, headache, a rash, feeling sick or being sick, and feeling generally unwell.
Typhus can be treated with antibiotics. You may need to be treated in hospital if you have severe symptoms.
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