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Blue fever

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Blue fever

An acute tick-borne illness caused by the bacteria rickettsia rickettsii. The disease is characterised by sudden onset of headache, chills and fever which can persist for 2-3 weeks. A characteristic rash appears on the extremities and trunk about the 4th day of illness.