Tick-based Virus In China Kills Seven, Infects 60: Report

All deaths took place in Anhui and East China’s Zhejiang province.

Sohil Nikam

August 7, 2020

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In dreadful news coming in from China, a new deadly virus has apparently emerged in the country that has already killed seven people and infected 60. According to a report, this virus is borne by ticks that are usually found stuck to dogs. Called the SFTS Virus, it was contracted by more than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province within the first half of the year. After a while, 23 people were found to be infected in East China’s Anhui province.


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