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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a bacteria tickbourne disease. Infected tick species transmit the disease to humans through biting. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, and muscle pain. A rash can also develop. RMSF can be a severe and fatal disease is not treated in the first few days of symptoms.

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