“Ticks surprise us:“ 2021 could be the year of big Lyme disease


Bay Area Lyme Foundation: “Ticks have been shown to carry disease and be abundant in beach areas, similar to Woodlands, according to a new study.”

Daniel Salkeld, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Colorado State University.

John Aucott, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Research of Lyme Disease.

Christine Stein, Board Member, Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

Weather.com: “It was the warmest winter on record for some normally cold locations in the lower 48.”

Pest.org: “2021 Tick Forecast.”

Applied and Environmental Microbiology: “Examining the prevalence and diversity of tick-borne pathogens in the search for Ixodes pacificus in California.”

The Washington Post: “The study found a ticks carrying Lyme near beaches and” largely wherever we look. “

CDC: “Lyme Disease,” “Ticks Removal and Testing,” “How Many People Have Lyme Disease?” “Lyme disease surveillance – United States, 1992-2006.”

Environmental Protection Agency: “Repellents: Protection from mosquitoes, ticks, and other arthropods.”