rabbit fever

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Privacy - Terms The independent news website Patch.com reported an unconfirmed case of rabbit fever in a human in Cook County, too, tied to exposure to an infected rabbit. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Don't touch bunnies. Illinois residents are warned about rabbit fever in their area," 29 June 2018 About 100 to 200 cases of rabbit fever in humans are reported every year in the United States, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health website. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "Don't touch bunnies. Illinois residents are warned about rabbit fever in their area," 29 June 2018 Ticks spread Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, rabbit fever, Powassan virus and other ills, some of them only recently discovered. BostonGlobe.com, "Tick and mosquito infections are spreading rapidly, CDC finds," 1 May 2018 Ticks spread Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, rabbit fever, Powassan virus and other ills, some of them only recently discovered. Donald G. Mcneil Jr., New York Times, "Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly, C.D.C. Finds," 1 May 2018

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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rabbit fever

noun
rab·bit fever | \ˈrab-ət- \

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