Authorities of the state of Durango, have just confirmed the descent of three people, due to the bite of ticks; but, what is it that transmits this insect?
Rickettsia is a disease caused by a microorganism that shares characteristics of both bacteria and viruses. They usually live in parasites, ticks, fleas and lice and are transmitted to humans through the bites of these insects and can be transmitted by pets (dogs and cats).
According to the Ministry of Health, this disease is not transmitted directly from person to person.
Rickettsia causes fever, headache, chills, muscle pain, mild bleeding from gums or elsewhere and a rash that can be identified as red spots.
In many cases, this disease is not diagnosed until after a few days, so it is important to follow the instructions of a doctor.
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