Powassan Virus is on the Rise in Southeastern Massachusetts

Is it really here? Ask Tucker Lane of Cape Cod, he knows from experience. A bad one. WCVB News of Boston spoke with Tucker about his experience. Tucker was used to ticks, growing up in Massachusetts, “You pick ‘em up just wherever you are.” Having already survived Lyme disease, he just…

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More Mice Last Summer Could Mean More Ticks & Lyme Disease This Summer in Southeastern Massachusetts

My Fox Boston reported last week that 2017 is expected to be a hazardous year for Lyme Disease. The reason? Mice. An increase in mouse populations in 2016 is a key indicator for the tick population and Lyme disease risk the following summer. Ecologist’s count the mice and use those numbers…

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