tularemia

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Synonyms for tularemia

a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals

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Humans can contract the potentially life-threatening disease, commonly known as rabbit fever or deerfly fever, by coming into contact with infected animal tissue or from tick, mosquito and deerfly bites.