New virus discovered after man's death | Health - WLKY Home

February 21, 2015 1:07 AM

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The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.

Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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