Be Aware of Tickborne Diseases in Wisconsin A message from Dr. Cornell

With the summer months comes the eagerness to be outside and enjoy outdoor activities. This is especially true now with the COVID-19 pandemic and having been cooped up in the house for several months. However, we must remember that there are other diseases that we can contract outdoors.

The most common disease is Lyme’s Disease. But they also can carry anaplasmosis and babeosis. Lyme’s disease and anaplasmosis are caused by bacteria. Babeosis is caused by a small parasite. These bacteria and parasites are transferred to humans and pets through the tick bite.

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