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What is leptospirosis?

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Leptospirosis is a potentially serious condition triggered by the Leptospira bacteria. The condition occurs in several wild and domestic animals including dogs and rats. […]


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What is diphtheria?

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Diphtheria is a communicable, oftentimes deadly infection involving the upper respiratory tract caused by the Corynebacterium diphtheria bacteria. With the help of widespread vaccination, […]


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Seasonal allergies

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Seasonal allergies develop after exposure to airborne substances that only appear during certain times of the year. Seasonal allergies are relatively common. The reactions […]


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What is cardiac tamponade?

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Cardiac tamponade is characterized as pressure on the heart by fluid or blood that builds up in the 2-layered sac surrounding the heart (pericardium). […]