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By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Tularemia in the US: Increase in cases, different states hardest hit

During the last decade (2001-2010), their were a total of 1,208 human tularemia cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (an average of 120/year). Public domain image/Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Tickborne diseases: It’s not just Lyme disease

Ticks are arachnids, like spiders, scorpions and mites,  from the Class Arachnida. While most tick bites do not transmit infectious disease, some very serious infections can be contracted from the bite of this More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Tularemia in the United States 2001-2010: An interview with a CDC Epidemiologist

According to the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that during the past decade (2001-2010), a total of 1,208 cases were reported. On More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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CDC: More than 1,200 tularemia cases reported in the US last decade

Tularemia, also known as rabbit fever and deer fly fever, is caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. This bacterium is found in nature in rabbits, rodents, beavers, squirrels and several domestic and farm animals. Public More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Tularemia warnings given in New Mexico and Nebraska

Health officials from New Mexico and Nebraska are reporting an increase in cases of the bacterial disease, tularemia, and are advising the public on how to avoid the potentially serious illness. The New Mexico More...


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