What is the new name for the newly discovered tick born disease?
It hasn't been named yet, but it's caused by the Borrelia miyamotoi pathogen carried by blacklegged ticks.
There is no name yet for the newly discovered tick born disease. However, the virus that causes it is known as SFTSV. It causes fever and loss of blood platelets and in turn the patient can have constant headaches and diarrhea.