Why tick-borne diseases have reached "epidemic proportions" in the US

Why tick-borne diseases have reached “epidemic proportions” in the US

That’s precisely why spring and early summer are the most dangerous times of the year, says Diuk-Wasser: When the previous year’s larvae emerge as nymphs, they start looking for hosts and can transmit pathogens to humans. Adults, which are somewhat easier to spot, are most active in fall and early spring, though they also come …

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