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Lyme disease tick
2014-05-18 03:00:18

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Do you know where the ticks are? Find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during "picnic season" - a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks.

2014-05-01 23:11:48

It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance.

2012-11-13 12:29:27

An emerging tick-borne disease that causes symptoms similar to malaria is expanding its range in areas of the northeast where it has become well-established.

2012-08-30 13:10:19

When Washington State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary scientist Don Knowles got word three years ago that a rare but deadly infection was discovered among a group of horses in south Texas, he felt a jolt of adrenaline.

2012-05-17 23:12:02

This year's tick season is predicted to be intense, and a single tick bite can transmit more than one illness.

Image 1 - Tick-Born Infection Becoming Increasing Threat In Blood Supply
2011-09-06 13:25:32

Government researchers said on Monday that a tick-born infection known as Babesiosis is becoming a growing threat to the U.S. blood supply.

2010-07-23 09:45:00

Westchester Medical Center Infectious disease specialists report an increase in the potentially severe tick-borne disease Babesiosis in New York's Lower Hudson Valley over a ten year period VALHALLA, N.Y., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babesiosis, a rare and occasionally fatal tick-borne disease caused by microscopic parasites known as Babesia which infect red blood cells, is on the rise in the Lower Hudson Valley according to the NYS DOH, including the counties of Westchester, Putnam,...


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