Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS)

Chinese national health authorities issued an epidemic diseases warning on March 20, 2015 that listed several potentially fatal ones.  They are:  Hemorrhagic Ebola, measles, hand foot and mouth disease, dengue fever, and in the southern provinces such as Guangdong there is the flu, the H7N9 bird flu, in Hong Kong there is the Type A H3N2 Hong Kong flu, and SFTS or Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome.  This is an emerging disease first identified in northeastern and central China.

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Victor Chen, herbalist, alternative healthcare lecturer, Chinese affairs analyst, retired journalist
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