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School Pest News Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2012

Typhus – By: Elizabeth “Wizzie” Brown, Extension Program Specialist Travis County recently had a death due to typhus, last year typhus showed up in the Lower Valley area. Typhus is one of those “diseases” that has not been prevalent for many years, but like everything else it is making a comeback. Typhus is a bacterial disease that can be spread by lice or fleas; fleas (rat fleas & cat fleas) are often the common vector. Typhus is caused by one of two types of bacteria- Rickettsia typhi or… Read More →