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The Tick Days of Summer
Jul 30, 2013 | Reem Sharhan

Recent news reminds us that, this summer, ticks have more to pass on to us than the infamous Lyme disease. Early this month, the medical journal...

New Tick-borne Illness found in New England States
Jan 17, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Yale researchers from the schools of Public Health and Medicine have discovered the presence of a new tick-borne infection in the United States....

Spotlight on Powassan Encephalitis: Another Tick Illness to Make Your Skin Crawl
Oct 16, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

This past summer, The Disease Daily reported on emerging and re-emerging tick-borne illnesses in the United States. Cases of Lyme disease have more...

Heartland Virus: New Phlebovirus Found in Missouri
Aug 30, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

This morning, the New England Journal of Medicine published a brief report on two cases of a new virus discovered in Missouri. The virus has been...

Summer Heat Fuels Tick Illnesses
Jun 26, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

  On June 20 we celebrated the summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer and the favorite season of both outdoor enthusiasts and,...

Researchers find Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
Oct 24, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

Researchers from La Rioja, Spain have discovered the existence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in a tick, indicating the potential risk of...

Babesiosis in the U.S. Blood Supply
Sep 14, 2011 | Jane Huston

On 5 Sept. the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed recently completed research indicating the parasitic infection babesiosis as a growing...

New England Journal of Medicine Reports on New Tick-borne Bacteria
Aug 5, 2011 | Sumiko Mekaru

Ticks are known for carrying Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesia, among other diseases. Now, there’s a new bacteria on the list....