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Infected Rat Bite Death: Is Rat Bite Fever Common?

An infected rat is being blamed for taking the life of 10-year-old Aidan Pankey, and now his grieving parents are suing Petco. The rat was reportedly infected with streptobacillus moniliformis which causes what is commonly known as rat bite fever, according to Fox News. Aidan was rushed to the emergency room on June 11, 2013 and died hours later on …

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