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Doctors discover terrifying new tick-borne virus

TAGS:Health, SciTech, USA, Agriculture

Scientists say they’re excited over a discovery that they stumbled on thanks to two Missouri farmers. The revelation they are celebrating in isn’t an end to dry spells or an all-new irrigation method, though. It’s a mysterious, debilitating disease!

Researchers have diagnosed two farmers from separate towns in the American Midwest with the first ever identified cases of the Heartland virus, a just-discovered tick-borne infection that landed both men in the hospital with symptoms that include fever, fatigue and nausea.

“I was getting worse and worse,” 60-year-old Robert Wonderly, one of only two known victims, tells NBC News, who adds that the doctors who identified the rare virus inside of his body “saved my life.”

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