Ticks are expanding their range and a report in The New England Journal of Medicine warns that tick-borne diseases will become more prevalent and widespread as a warming climate also extends ticks' active season. Lone star ticks are among those becoming more common in the US, and they carry pathogens that cause southern tick-associated rash illness, tularemia, ehrlichiosis, Heartland virus disease and alpha-gal syndrome.
Tick-borne diseases likely to become more common, report warns
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