Problem

Bovine petechial fever

Other Names:
Ondiri disease
Nature:

Epidemic typhus is a form of typhus so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters. The causative organism is Rickettsia prowazekii, transmitted by the human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis).

Values:
Disease
Fever
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
28.06.2018 – 21:26 CEST