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Missouri Health News: Making Tick Bite Prevention a Summer Routine

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – To date in 2018, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has recorded 344 cases of spotted fever rickettsioses, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever, 208 cases of ehrlichiosis, 7 cases of Lyme disease, 11 cases of tularemia and 1 case of Heartland virus.  There have been no recorded cases … Continue reading Missouri Health News: Making Tick Bite Prevention a Summer Routine

Science Says: Too early for forecast on Lyme disease ticks

NEW YORK/July 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Lyme Disease: Tick populations are exploding? Tick-borne diseases are on the rise? Some recent headlines suggest Americans are facing a particularly bad year for tick bites and illnesses, but the evidence is patchy and the science complicated. What may be true in one part of the country — or … Continue reading Science Says: Too early for forecast on Lyme disease ticks