Website 14.1: Archaeological evidence for Ada?
Website 14.2: The debate about the cuase of Alexander's death
Modern historians and others have suggested many possible causes of Alexander's death, including alcoholism, and even AIDS. It seems most likely, however, that he died of malaria, aggravated by the heavy drinking of the Macedonian court, although a strong case for typhoid has been made by the combined team of an ancient historian, Eugene Borza, a specialist in the study of Alexander, and an infectious-disease physician, David Oldach.
The argument can be found in the October 1998 issue of Discover Magazine:
A collection of sites on the possible causes of Alexander's death (typhoid, poisoning, AIDS, West Nile virus, etc.) can be found at:
Map 14: The Route of Alexander (page 298)
Blank Map 14 (page 383)