Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortage for deadly typhoid fever Shortage follows a recall by one pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its typhoid vaccine stock in OctoberTyphoid fever occurs mostly in developing countries in areas with poor sanitationProves fatal in up to 30 per cent of cases if left untreated | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 26 December 2012 Holidaymakers escaping the British winter to exotic climes may struggle to get immunised against typhoid, doctors have warned. There is a UK shortage of the vaccine for the potentially lethal disease, following a recall by pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its stock.
From bleaching fruit to scrubbing strangers' bathrooms: The germ-phobic neat freaks who compulsively clean for ten hours a day | UPDATED: 22:51 GMT, 29 November 2012 Do you wipe down your keyboard five times a day Bleach your fruit Disinfect your phone You may be a neat freak, but at least you're not alone. A new TLC special, Neat Freaks, chronicles the weirdest and wackiest sanitation habits that seem perfectly normal to many clean-obsessed people. The one-hour show features Alfreta, a woman who not only cleans her own bathroom, but all the public bathrooms, and strangers’ houses she visits as well.