Global TV: Tick threat in Winnipeg on the rise
WINNIPEG – At this time of year they could be as small as a poppy seed, but no matter the size, a black-legged tick can carry a potentially nasty bite. May is Lyme Disease awareness month and it is one of several tick-borne diseases doctors say an increasing number of Manitobans are contracting. The infection can lead to headaches, dizziness, joint pain, difficulty concentrating and even speaking. In some cases symptoms can linger for years.