Scrub Typhus in mainland China, 2006–2012: the need for targeted public health interventions
Scrub typhus is a vector-borne disease carried by the chigger mite. The aetiological agent is the rickettsia Orientia tsutsugamushi, which is endemic to several countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including China . It is also a travel associated disease  and of great importance among military personnel [3,4]. During the Second World War, scrub typhus was associated with a higher case fatality ratio than any other infectious disease in the China-Burma-India theatre of...[Show more]
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