Many Americans Unaware Of Heavy Tick Threat
MONDAY, July 17, 2017 -- Most Americans know that ticks can make them sick, and many take steps to avoid them.
But few know that this summer could be a particularly bad one for tick bites, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll shows.
Scientists have predicted an upswing in the tick population this summer, which could potentially mean more tick-borne infections.
Lyme disease is the most common of those illnesses, but the bugs can transmit a host of other, sometimes deadly, infections..