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OTTAWA, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Why you should take note Lyme disease is a serious illness that is present in Canada and spreading.
Center for Wilderness Safety Offering New Budget-Friendly Service to Test Deer Ticks for Lyme Disease Loudoun County, VA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 While some
Researchers working in China have identified a new bacterium capable of infecting and causing illness in humans, according to a new report in the journal Lancet Infectious Disease.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at
Yesterday the nation was shocked when a deer almost fell victim to human negligence after spending six days with a plastic Halloween pumpkin stuck on its head.
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Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether reducing the number of deer in a given area would also mean fewer cases of Lyme disease.
The hidden, unseen danger on the battlefield will show up as twice as many black-legged ticks that are being detected along the eastern United States.
This spring, hospitals around the globe are reporting rising numbers of Lyme disease infections.
It’s “business as usual for tick season,” CT health official tells Lyme Research Alliance.