Categories: Infectious Diseases
This occurs in the Mediterranean countries, India, China,
the Philippines and Porto Rico. The fever is irregular or marked by
intervals of "no fever" for two or more days with febrile relapses lasting
one to three weeks. Constipation, anemia (scarcity of blood), joint
symptoms and debility exist. Ordinary cases may last three months to two
years. Mortality two per cent.
Treatment. Like that for typhoid. Change climate, if possible.