Tularemia: Another Threat from Ticks

July 30, 2015

When I first heard of “tularemia,” it sounded like something I’d plant in my perennial garden. You know, “Oh, that flowering plant over there? It’s tularemia. It’s hardy and loves the sun!” Nope. Turns out tularemia is yet another nasty disease spread by ticks, and it’s in the news. On  July 13, the New Mexico Department of Health confirmed that a 51-year-old man had contracted tularemia….  

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