Posted by: webcubic | September 12, 2012

Flea borne typhus

Authorities in Long Beach and Orange County have issued warnings about the growing problem of flea-borne typhus.  Flea-born typhus, also known as endemic typhus and murine typhus, is caused by bacteria found in infected fleas and their feces.  The cases are mainly in the northern section of Orange County, including Huntington Beach, Sunset Beach, and Seal Beach.

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