Rocky Mountain spotted fever

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Synonyms for Rocky Mountain spotted fever

caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks

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Roberts said 16 members from Blue Fever - the runners-up at The Score contest - will be taking part in the concert.
My doctor says I've got Sky Blue Fever, One of the worst illnesses known to man, As yet they've found no cure, But it only affects the long-suffering fan.
So yes Sky Blue Fever is a terrible disease, As all us sufferers know only too well, So alas until the City become a really top side, I'll continue to pull out my hair, scream and yell
Hill's men had been dubbed the Sky Blues at the start of the 62-63 season and the lyrics, by the ever-resourceful Hill and director John Camkin, to the tune of the Eton Boating Song, were compiled on the back of the heady Sky Blue fever rapidly engulfing Coventry and Warwickshire at the time.
As seven adult choirs made it to the finals of the competition, the Dubai Vocal Ensemble beat tie-breaking runners-up Blue Fever and Nassim Al Saba to emerge as the Winner of The Score Choir of the Year 2013.