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Birds Identified as Hosts of Lyme Disease

Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria, according to a recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which is […]

Ticks are Still Abundant, Despite Cold Weather

“Despite the long, cold winter, ticks are abundant in New York State and surrounding areas,” according to Paul Curtis, coordinator of Cornell University’s Wildlife Damage Management Program and associate professor […]