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New clues about the bacteria that cause Lyme disease could lead to a novel strategy to reduce infections.
Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever
University of Utah Turkey raises and releases thousands of non-native guineafowl to eat ticks that carry the deadly Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus. Yet research suggests guineafowl eat few ticks, but carry the parasites on their feathers, possibly spreading the disease they were meant to stop, says a Turkish biologist working at the University of Utah. "They are introducing a species that is not eating many ticks, based on studies of stomach content, and is carrying the ticks,...
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.
International Team of Morgellons Disease Experts to Meet at ILADS Conference on November 2-4, 2012 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 The Charles
The National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and other US and UK agencies are joining forces to determine whether or not human-induced changes to the environment have played a role in the spread of West Nile virus, Lyme disease, and other ailments.
The White-footed Mouse, (Peromyscus leucopus), is a species of rodent native to North America. Its range extends from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador and the Maritime Provinces (excluding Newfoundland) south to the southwestern United States and Mexico. In Texas this creature is known as the Woodmouse. The adult of this species measures 3.5 to 3.9 inches in length, not counting the tail, which can measure an additional 2.5 to 3.8 inches. It weighs typically about an ounce. It has a maximum life...