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  • Oh Good, a New Way That Ticks Can Make Us Sick

    Oh Good, a New Way That Ticks Can Make Us Sick

    A team of experts believe they’re confirmed the first U.S. case of tickborne illness caused by a particular bacteria. The case involved a 75-year-old Alabama man who likely caught the germ from a lone star tick. Thankfully, the man was successfully treated with antibiotics.