A Nova Scotia resident diagnosed with anaplasmosis in 2018 is the only known human case in the province, but veterinarians say they have seen several cases recently. Veterinarian Troye McPherson says some people who have had their pets vaccinated for Lyme disease think they can stop using tick preventives, which puts pets at risk for anaplasmosis and other tick-borne diseases.
Lyme disease vaccine doesn't mitigate need for tick protection
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