Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel virus discovered in Swiss ticks

The Alongshan virus was discovered in China only five years ago. Now researchers at the University of Zurich have found the novel virus for the first time in Swiss ticks. It appears to be at least as widespread as the tickborne ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taking a hike? Remember, it's deer tick season

If you're a hiker or just love the outdoors, fall is probably your favorite season. Temperatures are cooler but still warm enough, days are still long, and for the most part, bugs are less of a pest.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to prevent tick bites this fall

As the weather cools down around the country, more people are taking the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities. Whether it's camping, hiking or hunting, an infectious diseases expert at Baylor College of Medicine gives ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now ...

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