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Murine Typhus is a disease spread by fleas. It is also called endemic typhus. It is a type of typhus. Sometimes this disease is mistaken for a viral infection because the symptoms are similar. Murine Typhus is treated with antibiotics.

Symptoms are:

Most people recover fully but death can occur in the elderly.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Tifus murino para niños

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