New Killer Virus Found in Kansas

February 20, 2015 11:25 PM

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Scientists are reporting on a new virus, never seen before anywhere, that apparently killed a Kansas man last year.

They're calling it Bourbon virus, after the county in Kansas where the previously healthy man lived. He'd been bitten by ticks before he got sick so doctors believe the virus is carried by ticks.

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