Fevers and Related Emergencies Archives - Ottawa First Aid

3 August 2017
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What is brucellosis?

3 August 2017, Comments: 0

Brucellosis is a bacterial infection that can be acquired from animals. It can trigger long-standing symptoms the same as the flu. The disease is […]


7 July 2017
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Mosquito-borne ailments: Overview on malaria

7 July 2017, Comments: 0

Malaria occurs if blood has been infected by parasites passed on via mosquito bites. Even though the condition has been wiped out in developed […]


26 April 2017
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When should I worry about the avian flu?

26 April 2017, Comments: 0

The avian flu or bird flu is an infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus. The avian flu […]


14 January 2017
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Anthrax

14 January 2017, Comments: 0

Anthrax is a critical, oftentimes life-threatening disease triggered by infection by the anthrax bacteria. The bacteria often produce spores that can spread the infection. […]


7 October 2016
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What is osteomyelitis?

7 October 2016, Comments: 0

Osteomyelitis is simply infection of the bone triggered by bacteria or even a fungus in rare instances. The bones are considered as living tissues […]