Officials seek to stem Lyme disease by using pesticides on deer

04/13/2010 | (Canada)

Some officials in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are proposing a plan to stem the deer tick population and stop the spread of Lyme disease by treating the deer population with an insecticide. If approved, the plan would include a system of feeding stations. "Basically, the deer will come in and be fed, and while they are feeding, the station will actually put a chemical onto them, much like a cat or a dog would have a flea or a tick collar," said one plan supporter.

View Full Article in: (Canada)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
Minneapolis, MN
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
In house Compliance Officer
Pompano Beach, FL