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TICKS IN THE NEWS

My brush with Lyme disease: how tick bites turned family day out to disaster | Health | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/aug/04/my-brush-with-lyme-disease-increase-new-forest-scotland

 

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks

 

https://gizmodo.com/a-new-york-man-was-killed-by-a-rare-brain-infecting-dis-1836893343

 

The Weather Network - Mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus in southern Ontario

https://www.theweathernetwork.com/ca/news/article/mosquito-tests-positive-for-west-nile-virus-in-southern-ontario

 

Ontario Child Contracts Meningitis After Getting Bitten By A Tick – Narcity

https://www.narcity.com/news/ca/on/ottawa/ottawa-child-gets-lyme-disease-and-meningitis-after-tick-bite

 

As If Ticks Weren't Terrifying Enough, This Giant Bloodsucker Will Hunt You Down

https://www.livescience.com/66059-giant-ticks-hunt-down-prey.html

 

Summertime means disease-carrying ticks and mosquitoes. Here's what you should know

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/07/what-you-should-know-about-disease-carrying-ticks-mosquitoes-this-summer/

 

6 ways ticks can make you sick or kill you, from Lyme disease to the Powassan virus

Gabby Landsverk- July 29, 2019

https://amp.insider.com/lyme-disease-powassan-virus-other-deadly-tick-borne-illnesses-2019-7

Mosquitoes, ticks: 10 things to know for staying safe

Updated Jul 6, 2019; Posted Jul 6, 2019

https://www.silive.com/news/2019/07/mosquitoes-ticks-10-things-to-know-for-staying-safe.html

 

Another tick that causes meat allergies has been found in Canada

Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter Friday, July 5th 2019

https://www.theweathernetwork.com/ca/news/article/news-another-tick-that-can-cause-meat-allergies-found-in-canada

 

3 lone star ticks have been found in Waterloo region: Public health: Two were picked up while people travelled to the U.S., one was acquired locally

CBC News · Posted: Jul 04, 2019 11:08 AM

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/lone-star-tiWithMynxiety

Yes, they’re gross and they’re everywhere, and maybe that’s partly my fault. But I can’t stay inside.

By Rebecca Onion July 03, 2019

https://slate.com/technology/2019/07/ticks-climate-change-anxiety-outdoors-kids.html

‘Every time, the test came back negative’: Why Canadian Lyme disease cases continue to be missed

By Heather Yourex-West Network Digital Journalist: Alberta Correspondent  Global News

https://globalnews.ca/news/5453096/canadian-lyme-disease-cases-missed/

Timmins woman tests positive for Lyme disease

She suspects the bite happened in a remote area

2 days ago by: Maija Hoggett

https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/6/18/18677511/lyme-disease-diagnosis-health

It felt like the flu. It took 10 doctors, a year, and $60,000 to get an answer.

My family’s harrowing journey to get a diagnosis after we were bitten by ticks — and what it says about our health system.

By Kris Newby Updated Jun 25, 2019, 10:55am

https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/6/18/18677511/lyme-disease-diagnosis-health

Protect Yourself From Ticks by Understanding How They Hunt

Elizabeth Yuko

Monday 5:00pm

https://lifehacker.com/protect-yourself-from-ticks-by-understanding-how-they-h-1835812914

It's tick season in Manitoba, and dogs are just as susceptible to Lyme disease

Catching disease early is important, and chewable products like NexGard, Simparica can help keep pooches safe
CBC News · Posted: Jun 24, 2019 6:23 AM
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ticks-dog-lyme-manitoba-1.5187188

Winnipeg on path to shatter 'unprecedented' mosquito record

Stephanie Tsicos

Reporter

Published June 21, 2019 2:55 p.m

https://beta.ctvnews.ca/local/winnipeg/2019/6/21/1_4477156.html

How to identify which type of tick you've found, and what you must know about six common species

By Catherine Roberts

June 22, 2019

https://www.consumerreports.org/outdoor-safety/complete-visual-guide-to-ticks/

Lyme disease has 'dominated' my life

By Fiona Stalker

17 June 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-48606826

How to Remove a Tick

Finding, and removing, ticks quickly is the best way to avoid harmful effects.

By James Lynch

Jun 13, 2019

https://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoors/a27185523/how-to-remove-a-tick/

Terrified of ticks? There's lots you can do to protect yourself, Guelph expert says

Kate Bueckert · CBC News · Posted: Jun 13, 2019 5:00 AM

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/tick-guelph-katie-clow-avoid-bites-lone-star-longhorned-1.5172503

First two cases of tick paralysis in North American horses reported

June 11, 2019

https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2019/06/11/first-cases-tick-paralysis-north-america-horses/

More than 25 per cent of pesticides used in U.S. are banned in Europe, study finds   

AFP

Published June 7, 2019 2:59 a.m

https://beta.ctvnews.ca/national/health/2019/6/7/1_4455975.html

Ticking ticks off with garlic; Kingston experiments with smelly solution

Joanne Schnurr

CTV Ottawa

Published June 4, 2019 3:11 p.m

https://beta.ctvnews.ca/local/ottawa/2019/6/4/1_4451488.html

Kentucky toddler contracts rare disease from tick bite

By Lee Brown

June 3, 2019 | 3:45pm

https://nypost.com/2019/06/03/kentucky-toddler-contracts-rare-disease-from-tick-bite/

How a tick bite left a healthy mum blind, paralysed and 'waiting to die'

By Matt Roper 3 Jun 2019

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/how-tick-bite-left-healthy-16193345.amp

Ticks, mosquitoes, geese all repelled by spray's pungent scent

CBC News · Posted: Jun 27, 2018 4:00 AM ET

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/garlic-spray-repel-ticks-testing-kingston-1.4721137

CDC warns about encephalitis risks

By Lee I-chia  /  Staff Reporter

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2019/05/19/2003715407

 

Warm weather bringing back risk of ticks

By Bob Montgomery May 19, 2019 5:30am

https://blackburnnews.com/midwestern-ontario/2019/05/19/warm-weather-bringing-back-risk-ticks/

Ticks Make Their Seasonal Appearance in the Province

May 17, 2019 | 10:33 am

https://vocm.com/news/ticks-make-an-appearance-in-the-province

Richmond Hill resident finds blacklegged tick on dog's head

News Apr 26, 2019 by Sheila Wang YorkRegion.com

https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/9302422-watch-out-for-blacklegged-ticks-in-york-region-public-health/

 

Ticks are ‘like Velcro’: Ontario parents discover tick in daughter’s ear

https://globalnews.ca/news/5198247/london-mother-tick-in-daughters-ear/

Halton deemed an ‘estimated risk area’ for Lyme disease

Estimated risk areas are defined by PHO as locations where blacklegged ticks have been identified or are known to occur and where humans have the potential to come in contact with infected ticks.N

ews Apr 24, 2019 by Melanie Hennessey Independent Free Press

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9297450-halton-deemed-an-estimated-risk-area-for-lyme-disease

Amended complaint in Lyme lawsuit; battle lines are drawn

https://www.lymedisease.org/lyme-lawsuit-pfeiffer-4/

Kentucky toddler contracts rare disease from tick bite

By Lee Brown

June 3, 2019 | 3:45pm

https://nypost.com/2019/06/03/kentucky-toddler-contracts-rare-disease-from-tick-bite/