BC, Canada: Ticks active in the Southern Interior

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The most common species here in the Southern Interior is the Wood Tick, it’s not known to carry Lyme disease, but can carry other diseases and toxins, resulting in serious illness or even paralysis.

There are some simple things you can do, that go a long way to prevent being infected.

They are not even 4 millimetres in size, but it’s safe to say ticks are a major problem in many parts of the country.

“This is the time of year that a lot of people start experiencing ticks,

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