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How Typhoid Can Tear Holes In Your Organs

Typhoid fever is far from just a fever. Typhoid can tear holes in your intestines and infect many organs in your body, and it’s evolving to become more and more drug resistant.

SICK is a new series that looks at how diseases actually work inside our body. We'll be visiting medical centers and talking to top researchers and doctors to uncover the mysteries of viruses, bacteria, fungi and our own immune system. Come back every Tuesday for a new episode and let us know in the comments which diseases you think we should cover next.