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Giant ticks transmit typhus in Germany for the first time

<! – -> Common Woodbuck (I, Ixodes ricinus) and Hyalomma marginatum ticks are in the undated picture for a side-by-side height comparison. Photo: Lidia Chitimia-Dobler / Institute of Microbiology of the Bundeswehr / dpa The woodflies ticks (Ixodes ricinus) and Hyalomma marginatum are shown in the undated picture for side-by-side comparison. Photo: Lidia Chitimia-Dobler / …

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The tropical tick hyalomma has already been seen in two states. She apparently managed to spend the winter in Germany. Like his parents in Europe, he can transmit dangerous diseases, including typhus, a bacterial disease that causes fever, muscle and joint pain, and a typical rash. Doctors from the University of Hohenheim and the Institute …

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Tropical tick: first suspected case of typhus transmission in Germany

It sucks humans and also transmits a typhus form of ticks in Germany: there are still outstanding questions about the tropical giant tick Hyalomma. In early August, it is likely that, for the first time, a man from this country contracted a bite of the hyalomma tick – with the typical symptoms of so-called rickettsiosis. …

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After biting tropical giant ticks: for the first time in Germany, a person has typhus

In the region of Siegen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, a human will suffer from typhus for the first time in Germany because of the bite of a tropical giant tick, also called hyalomma tick. The University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart announced Wednesday that the pathogen in question had been detected in the owner of the horse. …

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demonstrated Giant tick transmits spotted fever in Germany Stuttgart Researchers already feared it: after the first winter in Germany, the so-called Hyalomma ticks transmit for the first time spotted fever. A horse owner fell ill. A Hyalomma rufipes tick (male) rests on a one cent coin. Photo: AP Giant tick transmits spotted fever in Germany …

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