Word of Mouth
9:31 am
Thu September 6, 2012

We're Not Outta the Woods Yet, New Tick Virus Discovered

One more reason to slather on the bug spray, increasing concern over incidence of Lyme disease in recent years has kept New Hampshire residents on the lookout for ticks – but it turns out Lyme isn’t the only tick-borne pathogen in town.  Here to tell us more about the recently discovered “Heartland Virus” is New York Times reporter Denise Grady.

Correction: During broadcast of this story, we referred to Lyme Disease as  a virus when in actuality it is a bacterial infection.

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