The Burbank Animal Shelter is advising residents to take precautions following a recent rise in confirmed cases of typhus.
Health officials Monday warned Long Beach residents about typhus, which is a bacterial disease transmitted by fleas and ticks.
A Santa Ana resident has contracted typhus, prompting city officials to alert the community.
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Orange County health officials say an unusually high number of cases of flea-borne typhus have cropped up recently.