Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
JLP83, Bill Zent, Double R Whitetails, F1Addict, Harrell355
61264 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 79701
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43978
BOBO the Clown 41502
BMD 40582
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 35225
txshntr 34109
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31037
facebook
Forum Stats
61264 Members
46 Forums
418586 Topics
5781808 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6065702 - 12/03/15 09:19 PM human cases of tularemia up
fishfree Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/08/11
Posts: 296
Loc: west texas
rabbit fever up this year in the west (link)

still not very common, blamed on weather, deer fly and mosquito bites

Top
#6066567 - 12/04/15 11:03 AM Re: human cases of tularemia up [Re: fishfree]
BenBob Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6116
Loc: Undercover
With increase in rain, the number of rabbits is probably on the rise. THis could cause some of the increase in Texas and other states.
_________________________
Tired, Wired, and Uninspired

Top
#6066914 - 12/04/15 02:44 PM Re: human cases of tularemia up [Re: fishfree]
Double Naught Spy Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 4497
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Yeah, it is good to be wary, but even at 235 cases of tularemia, the most individual cases being from Colorado with 43, none reported from Texas (that I can find), this is pretty much a non-event here.

If we do get a case or two, it will be a significant increase over the 0 cases in 2014. Heck, we have only had 4 cases between 2005 and 2014.

http://www.cdc.gov/tularemia/statistics/

Given that tick and mosquito activity is now in significant decline (cooler weather) here, the chances are even less of contacting tularemia from them is practically non-existent. Most cases occur between April and September.
_________________________
Kill a Hog and Save the Planet
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6la_HDvAobPBTDtj5B-lQ

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide