China has discovered a previously unknown virus

China has discovered a previously unknown virus, from which the six provinces are dead 36 people.

The virus, called SFTSV, causes fever and disrupts the internal organs. Patients (a total of 171 recorded cases) increases the temperature of the blood and broken.

Outbreaks have occurred in 2009 and 2010. By September 2010, 36 cases have died, but the agent of infection found only now. Chinese doctors reported that the virus is similar to the agents of the Crimean fever and Congo.

Dangerous disease, which have high rates of mortality, carry ticks, particularly active in the period from May to July. The majority of cases — the peasants from the mountains, the agency "Xinhua".

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