1. Rat-bite fever: California mom warns others after daughter's pet rat gives her potentially fatal infection  My TV20 Detroit
  2. Eight-year-old California girl contracts potentially fatal disease from cuddling her pet rats leaving her in hospital for a week after being covered in a rash  Daily Mail
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A California girl ended up in hospital for a week after suffering from a disease known as rat-bite fever, a potentially deadly infection spread through contact with domestic rats.A California girl ended up in hospital for a week after suffering from a disease known as rat-bite fever, a potentially deadly infection spread through contact with domestic rats.

Eight-year-old California girl contracts potentially fatal disease from cuddling her pet rats | Daily Mail Online