California Woman Nearly Died After A Trip To A Pumpkin Patch, As She Contracted A Rare Tickborne Disease
September 17, 2018
California woman almost died from a rare infection after she got bitten by a tick
Jennifer Hernandez, a young woman from California, went to a pumpkin patch with her family. Shortly after they returned home, Jennifer started to feel unwell. She also developed an unexplained rash.
Doctors diagnosed Jennifer with Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a rare tickborne bacterial infection. Fortunately, the young woman received timely treatment with antibiotics and survived.