mountain fever

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Synonyms for mountain fever

caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks

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It's a lineage that stretches back to an 1852 wagon train that crossed the Great Plains from Missouri; a trip that claimed the lives of Jaxson's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents from cholera and mountain fever, according to historical documents found online.
Mountain fever struck Mark, who is married to Elizabeth, 32, and has a four-month-old son, Joshua, as a pupil at St Teilo's High School, Cardiff.
During that trip her great-great-great grandmother Elizabeth Anthony Reese buried one child, gave birth to another and twice contracted mountain fever.
By the time the team reached The Dalles, at least 23 people had died - including two of Noble's sons, stricken with mountain fever.