TICK TOCK-Time Is Running Out, as the United States Is Being Invaded by the Longhorned Tick!

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Name: Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.)
ISSN: 1557-7759


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A species of COLTIVIRUS transmitted by the tick DERMACENTOR andersonii and causing fever, chills, aching head and limbs, and often vomiting. It occurs in the northwestern United States, except the Pacific Coast.

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