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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Bristol County Mass DOES Have Asian Tiger Mosquitoes & They Can Transmit Zika Virus

There are mosquito species in Massachusetts that CAN carry the Zika Virus. ABC 6 recently reported that the Aedes Albopictus, commonly known as the Asian Tiger mosquito has been found in Bristol County, including New Bedford, Westport & Fairhaven Massachusetts. While we don’t like to cause more alarm than is…

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