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Ticks and the changing landscape of tick-borne illnesses

Published: August 11, 2017


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August 14, 2017

You have made no mention of tick allergy which can lead to an allergy to all mammalian meat. This has been an increasing issue on the Australian east coast but all should be aware of it. How one removes the tick such that it doesn’t inject more into the bite is imperative.

paul torre
August 14, 2017

a very worthy topic for all persons who frequent the outdoors…
very informative ! thank you……

August 14, 2017

A Serious issue that we can’t unfortunatly overcame…We need a nnationWide program to fight this… god knows what new infection this bug can carry on in the future…

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