CTV news Winnipeg: More ticks that carry Lyme disease being found in Manitoba

Manitoba has seen an increase in Lyme disease in recent years with 16 confirmed or probable cases in 2012, up from five in 2009.

Kateryn Rochon, an entomologist at the University of Manitoba, said over the last six years blacklegged ticks have been settling in more areas of the province.

“They’re expanding a little bit so the conditions are good in certain areas for them,” she said.

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  • Dani L says:

    I live in Sask and I have lyme disease! It is here too. I got it 4 years ago in Saskatoon from a tick in my own backyard. Why is Sask not in the list of provinces on the side here? We need help too!!