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Can Small Ticks Transmit Lyme Disease?

Can Small Ticks Transmit Lyme Disease?

Today, the only tick found to transmit Lyme disease is the black-legged tick, also known as the deer tick. Its scientific name is Ixodes Scapularis, and it is in the class of Arachnida. Deer ticks are the smallest ticks in the United States and Canada. Deer ticks live...
Recognizing Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Recognizing Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. It is imperative to have conversations about Lyme disease so that everyone understands prevention and intervention methods. Lyme disease can severely impact a person’s life, interfering with how they function physically,...
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