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CDC Reports Tick-Borne Heartland Virus Spreads - AARP
1 day ago ... A newer virus believed to be spread by ticks has now surfaced in Indiana and Arkansas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 14, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Heartland virus may occur across the eastern U.S.
Tick-borne pathogen causes fever and fatigue (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - September 18, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Deadly Heartland Virus Is Much More Common Than Scientists Thought
The Heartland virus was considered rare. Scientists now say they've found signs of it circulating in animals across the Midwest, New England and the South. They think human cases have been missed.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 16, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks
Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases of Lyme disease reported. By 2013 there were over 25,000 confirmed cases and over 35,000 possible cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  While Lyme disease is curable with antibiotics when caught in early stages, if untreated, the illness can cause permanent and potentially devastating complications, from memory loss to chronic joint inflammation to heart arrhythmia. Know Your Risk While Lyme disease is the most famous illness t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks
Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases of Lyme disease reported. By 2013 there were over 25,000 confirmed cases and over 35,000 possible cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  While Lyme disease is curable with antibiotics when caught in early stages, if untreated, the illness can cause permanent and potentially devastating complications, from memory loss to chronic joint inflammation to heart arrhythmia. Know Your Risk While Lyme disease is the most famous illness t...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

The List Of Tick-Transmitted Diseases Is Growing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other illnesses. Monday's study suggests a kind of bacteria with an unwieldy name — Borrelia miyamotoi — should be on the radar when people in Lyme-endemic areas get otherwise unexplained summertime fevers. It's one of several recently discovered diseases linked to ticks in different parts of the country, a reminder to get tick-savvy no matter where you li...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 9, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rare Heartland virus kills man in Oklahoma
Man is the second to die from rare virus likely spread by tick bites (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Reports More Cases of Heartland Virus Disease
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 4, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

6 Cases of New Tick-Borne Heartland Virus, CDC Reports 6 Cases of New Tick-Borne Heartland Virus, CDC Reports
The newly identified phlebovirus was confirmed in 5 patients from Missouri and 1 from Tennessee and is apparently carried by the Lone Star tick. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 28, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

CDC Reports New Cases of Heartland Virus
(MedPage Today) -- The CDC is urging healthcare providers to be alert for possible cases of infection with a recently discovered virus carried by the tiny lone star tick. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - March 28, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Heartland Virus Disease — United States, 2012–2013
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 27, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Ticks confirmed to harbor Heartland virus, a recently discovered disease in the US
Scientists have for the first time traced a novel virus that infected two men from northwestern Missouri in 2009 to populations of ticks in the region, providing confirmation that lone star ticks are carrying the recently discovered virus and humans in the area are likely at risk of infection. The findings were published online in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dubbed Heartland virus or HRTV, the infection causes fever, headaches, and low white blood cell and platelet counts... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Unusual Tick-Borne Virus Lurks In Missouri's Woods
Last year, virologists traced the mysterious illness of two Missouri farmers to a virus never seen before. Now, scientists have found the so-called Heartland virus in ticks. The discovery means the U.S. has another tick-borne illness on its hands — and "another reason to avoid getting bit."» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Midwest Ticks Show Signs of 'Heartland Virus'
Title: Midwest Ticks Show Signs of 'Heartland Virus'Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2013 6:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hepatitis C General)
Source: MedicineNet Hepatitis C General - July 23, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mysterious Heartland Virus is Carried by Ticks, Study Shows
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health - July 23, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Midwest Ticks Show Signs of 'Heartland Virus'
Recently discovered disease struck two Missouri farmers (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Midwest Ticks Show Signs of 'Heartland Virus'
Recently discovered disease struck two Missouri farmers Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Tick Bites, Viral Infections (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists prove ticks harbor Heartland virus, a recently discovered disease in the United States
(Burness Communications) Scientists have for the first time traced a novel virus that infected two men from northwestern Missouri in 2009 to populations of ticks in the region, providing confirmation that lone star ticks are carrying the recently discovered virus and humans in the area are likely at risk of infection. The findings were published online today in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 22, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news