Jan 312013
 

Another monster from Japan, but this time it’s tiny.

New mite-linked viral infection claimed first fatality in Japan last fall

  • Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
  • Virus spread by mites
  • Also spread via bodily fluids
  • No vaccine
  • 12% fatality rate
  • Came from China
  • Profit!
 Posted by at 4:19 pm