Wis. Confirms 1st Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Death

Wis. Confirms 1st Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Death Photo: KSTP-TV

July 11, 2018 10:50 AM

State health officials are confirming Wisconsin's first documented death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

The state Department of Health Services announced in a news release Tuesday that a La Crosse County resident has died from the disease. The release didn't include the victim's gender or age. It also didn't say when the person contracted the disease or when he or she died.

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