N.C. confirms Rocky Mountain spotted fever death in child

07/12/2013 | Asheville Citizen-Times (N.C.)

A 6-year-old North Carolina girl died last month after suffering Rocky Mountain spotted fever, marking the first death from the tick-borne disease in the state since 2009, according to public health officials. Dog ticks can transmit the bacteria responsible for the disease, and symptoms in humans include fever, rash, muscle pain and headaches.

View Full Article in:

Asheville Citizen-Times (N.C.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Analyst-Healthcare
BJC HealthCare
Saint Louis, MO
Regulatory Senior Managing/Principal Engineer/Scientist
Exponent
Menlo Park, CA
Director of Claims
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Corporate Life Sciences Lawyer (3-5 years exp)
Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA; San Francisco, CA; Silicon Valley, CA, MA
Director of Accreditation
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI