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Tick-borne Disease

Doctor in northern Missouri encounters new tick-borne disease

For the second time this summer, Missouri has received national recognition for strange diseases.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
New tick-borne virus discovered in Missouri

New tick-borne virus discovered in Missouri

Scientists had never seen the disease before two men from northwestern Missouri fell ill.

August 30, 2012 10:11 am Related Loading…

Disease tracker for April 12

Flu activity in Missouri and Illinois continues to decline. Missouri has counted eight cases of tick-borne diseases. Neither state has reported any cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

April 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Disease tracker for April 5

Both Missouri and Illinois downgraded their flu activity levels, meaning the virus is no longer widespread. Also this week, Missouri reported the first tick-borne diseases of the year, with eight cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (including two in St. Louis and one in St. Charles counties).

April 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…