Tularemia aka "Rabbit Fever"

A bad disease :(

Definition:

This disease is a rare bacterial infection. The effects from it are based on where the exposure is occurred. It could potentially be deadly, so watch out!!!

How This Disease is Passed Along

"Rabbit Fever" is caused by specific bacteria; normally found in small animals, such as mice and rabbits. it can be passed over to humans by being bitten by an infected animal, ticks, or deer flies. Also through, contact with an infected animals tissues or contaminated water, food, or soil. it can enter the body through the lungs, eyes, mouth, nose, or skin.

*CAN NOT BE PASSED BETWEEN PEOPLE*

Risk Factorsss

  • The disease has a much better possibility of getting to people who hunt, trap, or butcher animals.
  • Those who work with infected animals or their tissue.
  • People in a lab with the bacteria inside of it.
  • Those eating the meat of an infected animal.
  • People who are bitten by an infected animal or tick.

Where to look for this disease

Guess what: IT'S WIDE SPREAD. :O However, tularemia is mainly found during the summer months and during hunting season due to the skinning of animals. it is common in areas with a lot of ticks and or rabbits.

Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Body aches
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Burning sensation or pain in the chest
  • Raised areas or rashes on the skin
This most certainly can be considered deadly, that is, only if it is not treated, or treated in time.
There is no exact number of deaths per year due to the cause of this disease. Fortunately, there has been a decrease in deaths because of "Rabbit Fever". The death count can vary in every area.