Blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks, are small. But the difficulties they result in, like Lyme disease, can be major.
Most individuals are infected through the bites of immature deer ticks identified as nymphs. Nymphs are challenging to see they’re no even bigger than a poppy seed. Adult ticks are no even bigger than a sesame seed.
Lyme disease, a bacterial an infection you can get through a chunk from an infected blacklegged tick, has an effect on an approximated 300,000 Americans a 12 months. The amount of counties in places at substantial possibility for Lyme disease has increased much more