Tick, tick, tick: Alaska braces for invading parasites

Enviroment 04/17/19, 16:20

Alaska health and wildlife officials are taking steps to track undesirable parasites showing up in the state.Researchers plan field work this summer to sample non-native ticks that could gain a foothold because of the warming climate.University of Alaska Anchorage assistant ...

US officials report a record number of tick diseases

Health 11/14/18, 12:04

U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year.The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the numbers ...

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