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...

For those who live in an area blighted by ticks, the threat of Lyme disease can cast a shadow over the joy of spring and summer. These blood-sucking arachnids can transmit bacteria into the bloodstream...

Only a few cases of the newly discovered Bourbon virus have been reported, and two of them ended in death, partly because no specific treatments are available for the tick-borne illness. Now, researchers...