Tamela Wilson RIP
“The daughter of Tamela Wilson, 58, Sullivan, has confirmed her mother died from complications relating to the Bourbon virus contracted by a tick bite.
Wilson was the assistant park superintendent at Meramec State Park in Sullivan. She had lived and worked in the park for 10 years.
Wilson’s daughter, Amy May, who is a registered nurse, said the cause of death is listed as respiratory failure, but she feels it was brought on by the tick-borne virus.
Wilson died June 23, after spending 24 days in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis.”
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Bourbon Virus Linked to Death of Park Official – CDC Testing Tick Samples