Tick-borne viruses can be transmitted very quickly—in as little as 15 minutes. Regular tick checks throughout the day may be the best way to protect yourself says Laura Harrington, a professor of entomology at Cornell University and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases.
March 22, 2022
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