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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,...

2009-10-20 17:55:37

Babesiosis is a potentially dangerous parasitic disease transmitted by ticks and is common in the Northeast and the upper Midwest.

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2009-01-19 10:33:14

The FDA has received nine reports of deaths since 2005 caused by blood transfusion due to a parasitic infection known as babesiosis.

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2005-02-06 09:55:27

Ask Brian Chadwick how plentiful deer are on this island that has become an ocean retreat for the rich and famous and he will tell you about the dark night he was patrolling the summer estates and hit three.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.