The whole world pays Israel millions of dollars for rare ticks: why these insects are needed

Israel has for many years been considered the world's top exporter of Pistorius persimilis, in other words, a carnivorous arachnid mite: foreigners pay millions for it, Details reports. As part of a project that has been going on for almost 10 years, researchers have been able to find a replacement for chemicals…

Days in the hospital turned into weeks: in Pennsylvania, a 3-year-old child almost died after being bitten by a tick

A 3-year-old boy from Pennsylvania contracted a rare disease from a tick bite. At first, the pediatrician said that this virus should go away on its own. However, the doctor later learned that this would require weeks of medical attention, and the disease can leave consequences for life.…

Ticks in the US are becoming more contagious and dangerous: rare fatal diseases among those bitten have become more frequent

A deadly tick-borne illness caused by climate change is spreading in the US, reports Grist. In early May, a woman in her 90s was hospitalized in Connecticut with a strange set of symptoms: confusion, nausea, chest pain, chills and fever. Two weeks later, 17...

Connecticut woman dies of rare tick-borne virus

A Connecticut woman died from a rare tick-borne Powassan virus just a month after being bitten. The Daily Mail writes about it. The woman was about 90, she lived in New London County (Connecticut), which borders Rhode Island. Health officials said that at the beginning…

Lyme disease and other infections: which states are at high risk of contracting an illness from ticks

Tick ​​season typically begins in early spring and lasts through the fall in most parts of the US, causing flu-like illnesses that can have long-term health consequences. Depending on where you live, the first signs of tick-borne illness can vary, reports Insider. By…

Deadly tick-borne virus recorded in the USA: how to protect yourself

Powassan virus is a tick-borne disease that can be serious and even fatal for some people, writes Fox News. Connecticut health officials announced the first two cases of Powassan virus detected in 2021. These cases, caused by the bite of an infected tick, ...

The first victim of a rare tick-borne virus died in New York

A rare virus spread by ticks causes death in New York. About this on Thursday, August 1, writes CNN, citing health officials in Ulster County. A resident of Gardiner, New York, was the first victim of the Powassan virus in the state this year. Department ...

In Colorado, a child caught a rare disease while hiking in the woods

Mom from Colorado told what she went through after her daughter was bitten by a tick. Heidi Ganal, mother of four and founder of SheFactor, said that after her 7-year-old daughter returned from a hike in the forest, she noticed several ticks in her hair. ...

In New York, a record invasion of dangerous ticks: how to protect yourself

In 2019, ticks invaded the entire state of New York, affecting almost all regions - and now you don't need to walk an hour in knee-high grass to catch a dangerous insect. By 2020, a total of 2 million Americans will receive ...

Residents of New York are threatened by rapidly multiplying dangerous species of ticks.

Scientists have noted a sharp increase in the population of a potentially dangerous new pest known as Haemaphysalis longicornis (East Asian or long-tailed tick) in Staten Island. The mite, which unlike other native species can clone itself in large numbers, is likely to continue its active reproduction in the coming months. ...

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