The Health Show #1260 on WAMC with Bob Barrett and Dr. Nina Sax
"Ticks are blooming- how are you going to stay safe?" Dr. Mather will be on The Health Show 5/24 and 5/27 talking ticks with Bob Barrett and Dr. Nina Sax.
The audio is now live on The Health Show web site (links below)
1 in 5 deer tick nymphs carry Lyme Disease bacteria.
75% of deer tick nymphs found biting have been attached long enough to transmit the disease
20% of adult deer tick females found d biting have been attached long enough to transmit the disease
Ticks carry more than Lyme disease; they can carry more serious disease.
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