Tag: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Kentucky Toddler Jackson Oblisk Falls Into Coma After A Tick Bite: Here Are The Symptoms Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

When a tick bit toddler Jackson Oblisk, the family thought nothing of it. However, when spots began appearing on his body and the little boy slipped into a coma, they realized it was the fatal Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

Public Health June 4, 2019

World’s Deadliest Tick-Borne Disease Kills Woman In Wisconsin

Wisconsin saw its first ever death caused by a tick bite when a resident died of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, a tick-borne disease that CDC said is world’s deadliest. Doctors initially thought the patient only contracted a viral infection.

Public Health July 12, 2018

Tick Bite May Have Caused 2-Year-Old Indiana Girl’s Death

A tick bite may have led to the death of a two-year-old girl in Indiana, who was diagnosed with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. This condition is only one among different tick-borne diseases potentially leading to death.

Public Health June 8, 2017

Oklahoma Woman Loses Limbs From Tick Bite: What You Should Know About The Deadly Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Deadly bacteria from tick bite destroy arms and legs of victim as doctors amputate to save her life. Flu-like symptoms four days after bite sent Oklahoma woman to the hospital.

Life August 17, 2015

Tick Bite Leads To Loss Of Limbs For Oklahoma Woman

When Jo Rogers returned from a vacation, she didn’t think that something as small as a tick bite will change her life forever.

Life August 14, 2015

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Cause, Symptoms, And Prevention

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is a severe and potentially fatal disease, which killed 20 in an epidemic that struck American Indians in Arizona for a period of nine years. Experts, however, said that the illness can be prevented.

Life June 20, 2015

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