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    KS - Tick-borne Bourbon Virus new, deadly mystery

    Newly discovered tick-borne 'Bourbon Virus' is behind mysterious death of Kansas man

    John Seested, 68, was admitted to University of Kansas hospital in June with symptoms similar to those of tick-borne diseases
    But tests for known illnesses came back negative shortly before he went into multiple organ failure and died
    Researchers from the CDC and University of Kansas discovered the disease was tick borne, dubbing it the Bourbon Virus
    No vaccine currently exists for the virus, though researchers say they're working on how to combat it
    ---the story at MoS link above

    I DJ'd a 4th of July party at a Bourbon Co. lake once and survived a tick bite; but that was centuries ago.

    And see also:

    'Bourbon Virus': New tick-borne virus discovered after the death of Kansas man (wptv.com)

    Fort Scottian knows about ignoring a tick bite
    (Ft. Scott Tribune)

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    Wonder if Bourbon will be part of the cure or vaccine? Or at least relax you ahead of the cure or vaccine??!!
    "If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it."
    - John Irving in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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    Use of bourbon was in evidence at the lake party, I do recall! lol



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