Find Out How A Possible Tick Bite Killed A 2 yr-old Toddler. Must Read.

Ticks are small arachnids, part of the order Parasitiformes. They are ectoparasites (external parasites), living by feeding on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. 

If you have animals or pets at home be sure to have them checked and treated for ticks because little did people know that a single tick bite is capable of transferring several diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever etc. just to name a few.

In Indianapolis, a 2-year-old toddler (Kenley Ratliff) died of what doctors suspected as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, it’s a disease from a tick bites that carry the Bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii. When this bacteria enters the bloodstream, it may cause symptoms such as fever, headaches, abdominal pain, vomiting, muscle pain and rashes within two to 14 days.

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