Murine Typhus Tj Franklin

The vector that carries murine typhus disease usually from rats, to fleas, to humans.

The location is usually seen in places where hygiene is poor and the temperature is cold. It is sometimes known as the "jail fever".
Some Symptoms are abdominal pain, backache, fever, hacking/dry cough, joint and muscles pain, nausea and vomiting.
Treatments are Doxycycline, Tetracycline, and chloramphenicol. (Which is less common.)
When you are treated for the disease quickly you will be expected to have a full recovery. When someone isn't treated then the death rate is up to 60%, the highest risk of death is for the people over 60 years old.
Ways to prevent this disease is to bath, wash your clothes, and use insecticides.


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