What diseases can you get from possums?

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asked May 17 in Diseases Conditions by K Edison (500 points)
What diseases can you get from possums?

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answered May 19 by Larry S (20,790 points)
The diseases you can get from a possum are leptospirosis, tuberculosis, relapsing fever, tularemia, spotted fever, toxoplasmosis, coccidiosis, trichomoniasis, and Chagas disease.

Do your best to stay away from any possums because if they do bite you then you could be infected and if you're bitten by a possum you should go get medical treatment right away so you increase your chances of not getting the diseases from the possum.

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