Problem

Tick-borne relapsing fever

Other Names:
Novy's fever
Dutton's fever
Endemic relapsing fever
Nature:

Relapsing fever is a vector-borne disease caused by infection with certain bacteria in the genus Borrelia, which is transmitted through the bites of lice or soft-bodied ticks (genus Ornithodoros).

Incidence:

Tick-borne relapsing fever is found in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Values:
Fever
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
27.11.2019 – 18:22 CET