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By Guest Author On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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As More States Weigh New Laws for Animal Deaths Consider These Essential Tips for Pet Summer Safety

Issues surrounding animal safety in the summer has become such a significant problem that some states, including Michigan and 16 others, are in the process of passing or have already enacted legislation regarding More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Lyme disease, Babesia down significantly in Maine so far in 2014

Tick borne diseases in “The Pine Tree State” are ever present with cases of  Lyme disease, Babesia, and Anaplasmosis seen in pretty good numbers on an annual basis. In fact, the State of Maine saw are 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 Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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Powassan death in Maine, CDC release tick borne stats

A 73-year-old woman from South Thomaston woman died from the relatively rare Powassan (POWV) virus, according to a Portland Press Herald report Wednesday. The report by Edward Murphy notes that Marilyn Ruth Snow, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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New York: Powassan virus confirmed in two Putnam County residents

Two people in the  in the lower Hudson River Valley county of Putnam have been confirmed positive for the tick borne illness, Powassan (POWV) virus, according to county health officials. Health officials report More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Health officials in S. Illinois see a repeat in last year’s numbers of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever cases

In 2012, Illinois reported 151 confirmed cases of the rickettsial disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), up 100 cases from the previous year. Now health officials in the state suspect that 2013 will be a More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Uganda: Three deaths of suspected Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever being investigated

A spokesman for the Ugandan Health Ministry said Friday they are investigating the deaths of three people that are suspected of having Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), according to a Reuters report today. In More...


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