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By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Red meat allergy caused by tick bites more likely than previously thought: UNC research

Until now it has been believed that in order for a tick to trigger an allergic immune response to alpha-gal in humans, the tick would need to have recently fed on the alpha-gal-rich blood of a mammal. New research More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Heartland Virus Cases Increase

The Heartland Virus, a new arthropod-harbored contagion, is drawing increased attention from hospitals and public health officials.  As it stands now, five new cases have been documented in different parts of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Heartland Virus Disease reported in Missouri and Tennessee

PRESS RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with health officials in Missouri and Tennessee have identified six new cases of people sick with Heartland virus: five in Missouri More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Common Lone Star Tick implicated in Lyme Disease bacteria found in southerners

For the first time ever, University of North Florida’s Dr. Kerry Clark and colleagues reported finding two species of Lyme disease bacteria previously unknown to infect humans, Borrelia americana and Borrelia More...


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