Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 4, 2021

Tick population expected to surge, and they’re carrying more than Lyme disease: researchers 

KRON4 reports

Lyme disease is transmitted through tick bites, but researchers and educators warn that it’s not the only disease carried by the parasitic arachnids.

This year, the tick population is expected to surge due to a mild winter and early spring as well as abundant rainfall. Also, people who have been getting outdoors because of the coronavirus pandemic are encountering the insects more frequently.

Read more at Tick population expected to surge, and they’re carrying more than Lyme disease: researchers | KRON4


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