The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is reminding residents to take steps to protect themselves when in areas where Lyme disease-carrying ticks may be found.
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An apparent rise in ticks crossing Canada’s southern border has the local health unit urging residents to use caution in wooded areas.
Ticks became active earlier this year in Saskatchewan because of the warm spring weather according to entomologist, Phil Curry. But he says it is hard to tell if the population is up.
GUELPH — John Scott has found ticks infected with the Lyme disease bacterium on songbirds, blowing the lid off the notion that the devastating disease can be contained and controlled within a geographic boundary.
David Leggett used to love the outdoors. He was a healthy, active, family man who enjoyed camping trips with his wife and two daughters.