Deadly Tick Virus on the Rise

Deadly Tick Virus on the Rise

Due to global awareness campaigns, we are all aware of Lyme disease and the danger it poses, especially to those who frequent the outdoors. However, Lyme disease is not the only tickborne disease capable of infecting humans. Though it continues to be exceedingly rare,...
Groundhog ticks and Powassan virus

Groundhog ticks and Powassan virus

The groundhog tick also known as the woodchuck tick is primarily found in the Eastern and Central United States, as well as in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces in Canada. Groundhog ticks are found mostly in the burrows of burrowing mammals...