By Ray Dunaway

Paul Nee, M.D., Infectious disease specialist with Western Connecticut Medical Group, discusses the new breed of ticks discovered in Connecticut. An established population of Lone Star Ticks was found on Manresa Island, off Norwalk… a first population of its kind in the state. They carry a life-threatening bacteria to animals and are an indication of the prime conditions Connecticut hosts for all species of ticks, including those harmful to people and the pets they love.

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