Issue 14: Ticks Canadians should know

Blacklegged ticks are just the beginning

Rocky Mountain wood tick. (Photo: CDC / Dr. Christopher Paddock)

It occurred to me recently that although I frequently reference ticks in my newsletters, nowhere do I actually talk about the different types of ticks found in Canada and what impact they have on human health. I’d like to change that.

Of the roughly 40 tick species known to make their home i…

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