Virus Continues to Plague Midwest

March 28, 2014 3:01 PM

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Researchers identify six new cases of the tick-borne Heartland virus in Missouri and Tennessee.

WIKIMEDIA, CDC PUBLIC HEALTH IMAGE LIBRARYFive years ago, a new disease reared its head in northwestern Missouri when two older men fell ill with what was later identified as a new virus, dubbed Heartland virus for the region of the country in which it was first found. Through field studies conducte...

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