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Tag Archives: tick borne disease

Ticks And Rodents: Three Perspectives On The Illnesses They Transmit

Tick-related illnesses are primarily transmitted through tick bites. Sounds obvious, right? However, not all tick bites are dangerous, as far as disease transmission is concerned. It takes an infected tick to transmit these illnesses. Some of the tick-related illnesses include […]

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Ticks Are Also Looking Forward To Fun-Filled Summer Outings!

If you live in McLean, VA, you could consider taking your children out to discover the town a bit more this summer. There are many government officials who live here since the town is close to Washington, DC. And if […]

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What if You Encounter a Tick This Festive Season?

During the cold seasons, you could be giving yourself a false sense of security- hoping that all pests are also going on a go-slow. Well, the truth is that most wild animals do hibernate. But you may be surprised to […]

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Why Sterling VA Residents Should Listen To The Warnings About Tick Bites

The tick awareness campaign in Loudoun County is one that should never end. One of the reasons is because ticks are the primary transmitters of Lyme disease. The condition has adverse effects on the human body. It may begin with […]

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University of Maryland Urges People To Send Ticks for Testing!

Spending time outside in the warmer months is an opportunity to become closer to nature. Venturing out on hikes, discovering new walking trails and enjoying the fresh air, are an excellent way to spend your free time. However, not all […]

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Man Finds Tick On His Eye

Here’s a story that will make you squirm! Imagine a tick attaching itself to your eyeball. Yes! You did read that correctly. An encounter with a tick isn’t a pleasant one, but this Kentucky man got more than he bargained […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Can Breed Alone

The Asian longhorned tick is a relatively new species of tick in the United States. At present, its population is relatively low here, however, that could change quite significantly because these little critters don’t even need to find a mate […]

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Virginia Is A Hot Spot For Ticks

Virginia is a hot spot for ticks! There are many varieties of these disease spreading critters and most of them have set up camp in Virginia, which means there’s a higher risk of infections, such as Lyme disease. The lone […]

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Asian Longhorned Tick Takes First Bite Out Of The U.S

The Asian longhorned tick has taken its first taste of the United States. It is now on paper that this particular species of tick that has only been recently discovered in the U.S, has bitten a human. Although the bite […]

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Increasing Number of Lyme Disease Cases in Loudon County

Health officials are concerned by the increasing number of Lyme disease cases in Loudon County, VA.  Lyme disease is a debilitating disease that is transmitted by infected ticks. However, a particular strain has been hard to detect, which means there […]

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