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More than 3 years ago I shared a personal story where I  describe my experience with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever or RMSF – a condition caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, a species of bacteria that is spread via tick bites. That blog post has become the most commented (178 so far) where people share with the world their horrifying accounts of RMSF. There is a […]

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Today, it has been 3 years since I recovered from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever or RMSF – a disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii, a species of bacteria that is spread by hard ticks. On one hand, it is kind of cool that I had contracted a relatively rare and almost exotic disease (only ~800 reported […]

  

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