In the NY Times this morning, an editorial about diseases in addition to Lyme transmitted by deer ticks, and people in the northeast are at the highest risk of exposure.
Other syndromes transmitted by deer ticks are less common than Lyme, but also...
Aug 02, 2013 — A Saratoga County resident is recovering from a rare, but emerging illness transmitted by deer ticks.
County health officials tell the Albany Times Union that the deadly disease is known as Powassan. Only 15 cases have been discovered statewide over the past nine years. But the disease killed nearly a third of those infected. Most of the cases were in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Go to full article
Oct 20, 2006 — With the regular deer season opening up this weekend, the Jefferson County Public Health Department is urging hunters to be careful about deer ticks carrying lyme disease. Todd Moe has more. Go to full article