New CDC study details county-level distribution of seven diseases spread by blacklegged ticks

Source: Science Daily

As surveillance for ticks and the disease-causing germs they spread improves, so does Americans’ access to knowledge about where the risk of tickborne disease is greatest. Experts have assembled new surveillance data into a report that offers up-to-date county-level maps of both where blacklegged ticks are prevalent and where they’ve been found infected with any of seven different disease-causing germs, or pathogens.