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Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks Are Turning Up On California’s Beaches – NPR

The blood-sucking critters are capable of thriving along the western coast, according to new research. Though experts don’t exactly…

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Blacklegged ticks carrying the bacterium that causes Lyme have been found in the coastal chaparrals surrounding California beaches.
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As temperatures rise in California and people in search of respite head for the beach, there’s a new concern…

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