August 5th, 2019
[CanLyme Note: This is just one of several interviews given by Jim Wilson the morning of August 5th. Live separate interviews were done for CBC radio Toronto, Quebec City, Winnipeg, Regina, Yellowknife, Whitehorse, Vancouver, and Montreal, each at different time slots.]
“We’re in the middle of a Canadian summer, and people are enjoying the best of what Canada’s vast natural beauty can offer, camping and hiking trails.
But a tiny biting insect is spreading across all parts of Canada, and it in turn is spreading a very serious disease. It’s not just a concern if the wilderness either as even in cities ticks can find a niche in any tall grass field or in the bushes at the edge of parks.”