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Ticks Packing More Than One Disease in Single Bite


Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, prevention, research, warning, ticks )

Giana
- 766 days ago - news.discovery.com
Some ticks are nearly twice as likely than previously expected to carry not only the Lyme disease bacterium but also the organism that causes babesiosis, according to findings from a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE.



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Carol Johnson (27)
Monday June 23, 2014, 11:19 pm
Thank you very informative
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 4:57 am
tyfi
 

Fi T. (20)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 5:25 am
This is the warning from the human-caused environmental destruction
 

Frances Darcy (224)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 8:53 am
noted
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 4:58 pm
Noted.That you for the information.
 

Hannah Mawson (0)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 7:54 pm
Yuck, glad there aren't many ticks in my area.
 

Donn M. (3)
Wednesday June 25, 2014, 10:39 pm
Ick, I hate ticks, thankfully don't live where they are thick, like the midwest. Even so, just pulled a nasty big one out of my dog today, and right next to it a little unattached one. Made me wonder if dogs are susceptible to any tick borne diseases.
 

Sylvia Walker (18)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 12:20 am
scary
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 1:41 am
Thanks for the information, Giana.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 4:42 am
noted
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 8:33 am
Noted thanks
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 1:58 pm
read & noted
 

Kathleen Mireault (221)
Thursday June 26, 2014, 4:48 pm
Noted. Thx, Giana. Useful info, even if terrifying. By the way, cats and dogs are susceptible to tick-borne illnesses, according to our vet.
 
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