RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, who stepped away from a banking career to be a stay-at-home mom and then ventured into politics, died Monday after a prolonged illness. She was 66. Hagan died at her home in Greensboro of encephalitis, or brain inflammation, caused by a rare virus spread from ticks […]
There are several illnesses that deer ticks can carry, though Lyme disease is perhaps the best known.
A statewide warning has been issued for anyone spending time outdoors or with animals about a rare tick known to be a heavy disease carrier.
With summer around the corner, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts are warning — beware the bugs!
Look out for ticks, they’re pretty active right now.
All these warmer days means tick season and this year is supposed to be a rough one.
Experts say this tick season will be a bad one especially with a new disease that is already spreading.
Liam struggled to survive the first year of his life. His mom, Desiree Phillips says when Liam was five months old he became sick with the Powassan virus, a deadly tick-borne disease.
The phone is constantly ringing at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven with concerned residents. Hundreds of envelops are pouring into the lab containing ticks that were found on people.
Health officials say a Hudson Valley resident has died of a rare virus spread by infected ticks.