Experts warn of boom in tick population

April 16, 2015 3:33 PM

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Experts warn of boom in tick population

HARSH winters, like the one that recently ended, have a chilling side effect: more ticks than usual.

Heavy snow acts as insulation, protecting the Lyme disease-carrying creepers from the cold, leading to a spike in tick populations in the Northeast, experts warn.

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