BARNSTABLE – A new, and potentially deadly deer tick virus has been found across Cape Cod. READ
The threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family. READ
…But ticks should be gone by now. Typically, they hate the cold. But apparently this has been a strange year.
“We know snow insulates,” explains Rick Ostfeld, an ecologist with the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies in the Hudson Valley town of Millbrook. He continues, “So it makes sense that it would be protective for ticks. READ
Just when you think the tick-born diseases couldn’t get worse, the Center for Disease Control just released the data on the new Powassan (POW) virus that is now made its way here to the North Shore. READ