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Tick-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation detected in UK for the first time: officials

A potentially fatal tick-borne disease has been detected in ticks in the United Kingdom for the first time, Public Health England (PHE) announced this week. LYME DISEASE-RELATED TICK ILLNESS WITH MORE SEVERE SYMPTOMS DETECTED IN NEW YORK: REPORT  Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV)  was found in a “small number” of ticks in Thetford Forest in eastern… Read More »

First death reported from vaping-related lung illness, officials say

Two young women vape outside the shop they work at, Cloud99 Vapes, in Manhattan borough, New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters One person has died after being hospitalized with a severe lung illness after using an e-cigarette, the first death doctors have linked to vaping, Illinois officials said Friday. The death comes as federal and… Read More »