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#284983 - 07/13/17 11:01 PM New Tick-Borne Virus in Midwest of USA
Pete Offline
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Registered: 02/20/09
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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

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#284988 - 07/14/17 04:10 AM Re: New Tick-Borne Virus in Midwest of USA [Re: Pete]
Phaedrus Online   content
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2053
Loc: Great Plains
Yeah, not good. Time to break out the Permethrin spray.
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