He became aggressive and lost his memory: how a tick-borne virus took her husband from an American woman

Nicole Bell from North Carolina told how one tick bite changed her husband beyond recognition, and later completely took him away. She shared her story with Yahoo! Further - from the first person. It was 2016, I got a call from work.…

Inflammation of the brain and death: ticks in the US spread a dangerous rare virus

The black-legged or deer tick is best known for spreading Lyme disease, but it can transmit various other viruses through its bites, such as the Powassan virus. This virus can cause a fatal brain infection, reports Insider. The Powassan virus is rare compared to...

Expert Tips: Effective Mosquito and Tick Protection Methods

Every year in the United States, mosquitoes and ticks infect hundreds of thousands of people with a variety of infections, including Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and others, which are fraught with serious consequences. The best strategy to avoid these diseases is to use multiple layers of protection, not just one.…

Ticks spreading a rare dangerous virus found in 6 states of America

Ticks carrying the mysterious and rare virus have been found in at least six states. It can cause serious illness, even kill the elderly or chronically ill, writes Yahoo! Test specimens have shown that Amblyomma americanum ticks in Georgia carry the Heartland virus, the…

'After just 60 days, I stopped walking': a resident of Georgia almost died after being bitten by a tick

Dr. Christie Hellenbrand has lived in Peachtree City, Georgia since 2009. She lives on a farm with her husband, three children and many pets. But one tick bite caused her terrible health problems. What disease can lurk ...

In the United States, ticks are spreading, the bite of which can cause paralysis, to whom and death: what you need to know

Ticks carrying potentially deadly bacteria have been found in two areas of Louisville, WDRB reports. Ticks carrying the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) have been found in the south and east of Louisville. RMSF is most commonly transmitted by the American canine tick in the eastern, central and western ...

Dangerous Disease: Five Tips to Protect Against Lyme Disease During Peak Tick Season

When Eva Sapi fell ill with Lyme disease, she had such a heavy fog in her brain that she had problems remembering basic facts about her work, attacks of dizziness caused severe fatigue, even getting up from a chair was problematic. Sapi, Lyme disease expert ...

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, ...

'Time bomb': an invasion of dangerous ticks in California

The Weather Channel recently announced that much of the US will become a "ticking time bomb" in 2021 and presented a map showing that California's tick threat this year is slightly above average. And despite the drought that usually repels ticks, ...

Record invasion of ticks in New York: how to avoid dangerous infections

Ticks can be infected with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Some of the most common tick-borne diseases in the United States include Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fox News writes. Lyme disease ...

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