Sudbury, Ontario, Canada: Tick tests positive in Sudbury for Lyme disease bacteria

Campers stand at the edge of the water at sunset watching the stars come out, with the CanLyme logo floating in the foreground.

The Sudbury & District Health Unit is urging people to take precautions to prevent against tick bites after a blacklegged tick tested positive for the bacteria that can cause Lyme disease.

It’s the first such case in the health unit’s service area.

The infected tick was found embedded in the skin of a person who had direct contact with migratory birds.

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