Disease outbreak feared at puppy adoption party in New Hampshire after two died from rare bacterial infection



American families may have been exposed to a rare bacteria after playing with and fostering puppies rescued from Puerto Rico.  
Two of the puppies, Tito and Chili, developed symptoms and abruptly died of leptospirosis days after they were brought to the US. No symptoms have been reported in humans.
Leptospirosis is a bacteria found in tropical regions and can fatally damage the kidneys and liver. In rare cases, humans can catch the disease from being exposed to the urine of infected animals. 
One other puppy has tested positive for the bacteria, but the remaining seven appear to be... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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