Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#284983 - 07/13/17 11:01 PM New Tick-Borne Virus in Midwest of USA
Pete Offline
Veteran

Registered: 02/20/09
Posts: 1311
Here is the article ...

https://us.yahoo.com/news/us-woman-suffers-tick-bite-071106077.html

There is no cure for this virus.
It appears to be affecting people bitten by ticks in Kansas and Missouri. It can be fatal. The total number of cases is only 4-5 over the last couple of years. So there is no need for panic. But good precautions against tick bites seem like a wise step.

Pete

Top
#284988 - 07/14/17 04:10 AM Re: New Tick-Borne Virus in Midwest of USA [Re: Pete]
Phaedrus Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 1999
Loc: Great Plains
Yeah, not good. Time to break out the Permethrin spray.
_________________________
“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” Naguib Mahfouz

Top



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Who's Online
0 registered (), 242 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Cowherd35, pecenco, jacklii, DIYELECTROAL, plazacutlery
5226 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Fun Continues After the Emergency!
by Tjin
Happy Hanukkah
by LesSnyder
04:02 AM
What did you do today to prepare?
by LesSnyder
03:52 AM
building in a fire zone
by hikermor
04:24 PM
How to Flee the Fire (in ten easy steps)
by Russ
12/11/17 04:20 PM
Fire Preparedness Article
by Russ
12/11/17 04:10 PM
Getting found: reflectivity & lights
by Herman30
12/10/17 08:02 AM
Puerto Rico - Real Large-Scale Emergency
by M_a_x
12/09/17 09:09 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.