Powassan Virus: New, Deadly Tick Spread Disease Scaring DoctorsPowassan virus causes brain inflammation that leads to death in 10% of cases, and is carried by ticks.
Lawmakers Want Info On Tick-Borne Diseases
RAY DUNAWAY: A Bad Season For Tick Borne DiseasesGoudarz Molaei, Ph.D., from the Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases, says it looks like it can be a very bad season for ticks and tick borne diseases. Learn what warning signs to look out for to stay safe.
Health Officials: Look Out For Ticks On Christmas Trees This YearHealth officials are warning holiday shoppers of the increased risk of ticks on Christmas trees this year due to warmer weather.
Harsh Winter Does Little To Ease Lyme Disease WoesHealth officials in the northern U.S. say the long, cold winter did nothing to reduce the thriving tick population, and they are primed for an increase in the number of Lyme disease cases again this year.
More Reasons To Worry About TicksYale University researchers say Lyme disease isn't the only thing to worry about when it comes to tick bites.