A New Tick-Borne Illness

Many of those new diseases are vector borne, transmitted by arthropods such as ticks or by insects such as mosquitoes.

Heartland is one of three new tick-borne diseases identified just in the past two years.

This particular virus has never been detected before,” said Nicholson. “This is unique to the world.”        William Nicholson, CDC

A New Tick-Borne Illness, and a Plea to Consider the Insects | Wired Science | Wired.com.


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