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Tick reportings in Niagara quadrupled from last year

April 29, 2019
By Mike Jiggens


April 30, 2019 – Four times as many ticks have been reported in the Niagara region compared to the same time frame a year ago. Among the 85 ticks plucked and placed in jars for reporting, 80 have been identified as the blacklegged species that can potentially spread Lyme disease.