NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to follow preventive measures to avoid being bitten by ticks during outdoor activities such as farming, as the first...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 A 60-year-old man from Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture died last week from the tick-borne infection, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), according to a Mainichi report. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in China are reporting dozens of cases of the tick-borne disease, Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS), according to a Global Times...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control announced the first case of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) in the country. According to the news release...

Officials with the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) report (computer translated) the first case of the tickborne infection, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) in...

The Asian Longhorned Tick made its appearance in the United States recently and has since been found in a number of states. The emergence of these ticks represent a potential threat for livestock, wildlife,...

Health officials in South Korea have issued a Tick Bite Alert Notice last week following the confirmation of the first Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) case of 2018. The case was confirmed...