LI scientists research new tick-borne illness

A new tick-borne illness is sweeping the Midwest.The new Heartland virus, which appeared in Missouri in 2009, is hitching a ride on ticks. It causes memory loss, headaches and fatigue.So far, the virus

News 12 Staff

Aug 31, 2012, 12:02 PM

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LI scientists research new tick-borne illness
A new tick-borne illness is sweeping the Midwest.The new Heartland virus, which appeared in Missouri in 2009, is hitching a ride on ticks. It causes memory loss, headaches and fatigue.So far, the virus hasn't appeared on Long Island, but area researchers are being asked to look into the new virus, according to Newsday.


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