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6:55 am on Thursday May 30, 2013

Tick uncovered in shipment to Port of Charleston

Inspection of a shipment of work gloves from Pakistan uncovered this quarter-inch sized tick of the Argas species that is known for carrying the West Nile Virus.
4:44 am on Monday April 20, 2009

Activist: Be more watchful of lyme disease from ticks

Image by U.S. Agricultural Research ServiceImage by 200901420-lyme.jpg They're tinny, but be sure to get tested if you develop a large rash at the bite site..Lyme disease: It's more commonly associated with the northeast, but ticks do still carry...