mountain fever

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Synonyms for mountain fever

caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks

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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.