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  • An Emerging Virus Has Now Been Spotted in Georgia’s Ticks

    An Emerging Virus Has Now Been Spotted in Georgia’s Ticks

    Certain ticks in Georgia are carrying an emerging virus that can make people sick, new research shows. The study found traces of the Heartland virus, one of the most recently discovered tickborne germs in the U.S., in the state’s lone star tick populations. The virus found in these ticks appears to be genetically distinct from…