Tag: Lone Star tick

Research Advances in Bourbon Virus, a Tick-borne Thogotovirus of the Orthomyxovirus Family

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Bourbon virus (BRBV) was first isolated from a blood sample collected from a male patient living in Bourbon County, Kansas, during the spring of 2014. The patient later died because of complications associated with multiorgan failure. Several deaths due to BRBV infection have since been reported in […]