Colorado tick fever By: cullen timms

This disease was discovered in the 1940's. It was was discovered everywhere in the mountains .In 1940 Topping, Cullyford and Davis2 undertook a systematic study of Colorado tick fever. They found it to be apparently associated with the bite of the wood tick.

CTF makes red dots come up all over the body some of the symptoms are fever up to 105°F. chills. severe headache. light sensitivity. muscle aches. skin tenderness. loss of appetite. nausea.
There are no medications to treat CTF virus infection. Persons with severe CTF illnesses may need to be hospitalized. Treatment may include intravenous fluids and medications to reduce pain and fever.
Less than 20,000 people get affected by this annually and its very rare to die from this.


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