Minn. veterinarians report a dramatic rise in tick-borne diseases

08/4/2011 | Minnesota Public Radio

The number of dogs in northern Minnesota that are contracting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses has risen dramatically since the first cases were diagnosed there in 2005, said veterinarian Eric Thorsgard, who diagnoses about one case per day in the summer months. Greater awareness and diagnoses, outdoorsy lifestyles and climate change that results in higher numbers of deer ticks are also driving a rise of tick-borne diseases in the region's people, scientists say.

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