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Heartland virus is likely spread by the Lone Star tick. As of September 2018, more than 40 cases of Heartland virus disease have been reported from states in the Midwestern and southern United States. Most people diagnosed with the disease became sick during May through September. Heartland virus is not currently a notifiable disease, but CDC asks that states report possible cases of Heartland virus on a voluntary basis.

Heartland virus disease cases by state, as of September 2018

Map of the United States showing Heartland virus diseases cases by state.  Heartland virus is in the following states: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Tennessee