NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health confirms the occurrence of three deaths from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in Campinas/São Paulo, referring to an outbreak in the municipality. Until...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Brazil Ministry of Health warns of the increase in cases and deaths from spotted fever, especially in the Southeast region. When the climate is dry, there is a higher incidence...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Baja California, Daniela Miranda Guzmán, a veterinarian attached to the Zoonosis program, explained that 23 cases of rickettsiosis have been diagnosed, of which...

In Mexicali, Mexico, an uncontrolled epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, one of the deadliest tickborne diseases in the Americas, has affected more than 1,000 people since 2008. A binational team...

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite of an infected tick. In fact, it is the most deadly tickborne disease in the United States with 3,000-5,000 cases of...

A 77-year-old man from the city of Sorocaba in São Paulo state is the first confirmed death due to Rocky Mountain Spotted fever (RMSF) this year, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). According...

On Tuesday, Wisconsin state health officials and the La Crosse County Health Department announced the first documented death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in the state. “We are saddened...

CDC epidemiologist and author of a recent study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, Dr. Jennifer McQuiston joined me to talk about the tick borne disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) and...

With the warmer weather comes more outdoor activities and more risk to encountering ticks. This has prompted the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) to issue  an advisory on preventing tick bites. According...

Mexican health officials have reported 20 cases of the tickborne infection, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), or  febre maculosa, in the city of Chihuahua. Of the 20 cases reported, nine have resulted...