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Ticks Are Now Carrying a Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease
« on: April 14, 2015, 12:22:21 AM »
Ticks Are Now Carrying a Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease

Awareness will help to prevent tick bites for your family and pets.
Read the following reports and discuss them with your family.
 
The Powassan virus is emerging in the Northeast and the Midwest.
http://www.countryliving.com/life/a35268/ticks-powassan-virus/
http://www.cdc.gov/powassan/

Tickborne Diseases of the U.S.
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/diseases/index.html

Preventing Ticks in the Yard
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/avoid/in_the_yard.html

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has developed a comprehensive Tick Management Handbook Adobe PDF file [PDF - 8.53 MB] for preventing tick bites.
http://www.ct.gov/caes/lib/caes/documents/special_features/tickhandbook.pdf

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Re: Ticks Are Now Carrying a Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2015, 02:19:33 PM »
Thank you for this timely information CountryLady!!  This time of year is bad for ticks, especially with all the mushroom hunters out in the woods.


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Re: Ticks Are Now Carrying a Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2015, 11:39:33 PM »
Thank you so much for the info. with all the deer and other animals around our house it sure is good to keep up with all those
little buggers can cause  :gthumbsup1:


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