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Loudoun County prepping for war on ticks

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed an aggressive anti-tick action plan in hopes of reversing the soaring cases of Lyme disease in the county.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 02:20pm EDT

Tags: ticks, Blacklegged ticks, Ken Reid, Deer ticks,

More deer means more ticks and illnesses

An early spring and warm winter are leading to a painfully long tick season, which will translate to more bites and illnesses.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 07:44am EDT

Tags: ticks,

When ticks attack! Tips for avoiding Lyme disease

Have no fear. WTOP spoke with Mike Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland, who has tips for keeping clear of ticks and the Lyme disease they often carry.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: ticks, Mike Raupp, University of Maryland

Acorn boom may lead to bumper year for Lyme disease

Acorns, mice and ticks: the perfect storm for Lyme disease.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Wired,

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