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The gradual spread of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever into new areas of the country is attracting the attention of both public health officials and of practising physicians. The number of cases is nowhere very great but the severity of the disease and its relatively high mortality in certain regions have given rise to a considerable degree of apprehension on the part of the public. The presence of ticks, known to be capable of transmitting the disease, in the underbrush of recreational areas has naturally led to some anxiety among those planning vacations. In foci where numerous cases have occurred depreciation
THE SPREAD OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER. Ann Intern Med. ;13:739–740. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-4-739
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(4):739-740.
Infectious Disease, Tick-Borne Diseases.
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