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Babesiosis is a potentially dangerous parasitic disease transmitted by ticks and is common in the Northeast and the upper Midwest.
The FDA has received nine reports of deaths since 2005 caused by blood transfusion due to a parasitic infection known as babesiosis.
Health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released a new report on Tuesday that lists 12 pathogens that are likely to spread due to changes in temperatures and precipitation levels resulting from global warming.
By Rita M Rhoads By Rita M. Rhoads / Special to the Sunday News In an article on Lyme disease (Aug. 3), there were several inaccurate statements. I will delineate these errors, but will admit one huge truth: Lyme is on an upswing.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.