Issue 12: Anaplasma makes itself at home

This emerging tick-borne pathogen is raising concern in eastern Canada

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In the decade or so that I’ve been covering tick-borne illnesses, I’ve heard a lot about co-infecting organisms, which are broadly defined as pathogens that can be transmitted to humans (or animals) along with Lyme bacteria when someone is bitten by a blacklegged tick. By far the most common ones I hear about…

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