Tag: Lyme disease

October 5, 2018

What’s the best way to reduce ticks in mice?

Deer may get the notoriety for spreading the ticks carry Lyme disease, but it’s mice that often inject ticks with the bacteria in the first place, researchers say. In an...

June 22, 2017

Rising temperatures may bring growing Lyme disease risk

Climate change may mean wildlifers will have to be more careful about protecting themselves from Lyme disease when they’re out in the field. An article in the Washington Post suggests...

December 2, 2015

Lyme-Carrying Ticks Could Be Hitching Rides on Birds

New information about the kinds of ticks that feast on birds could mean an expanded range for Lyme disease. “We were interested in seeing whether these birds, and particularly migratory...