There are new predictions about Lyme Disease this coming spring and summer. This is a more serious issue if you plan to travel, hike, camp or vacation farther north. Listen to a segment about the upcoming spring and summer and tick-borne Lyme disease.
Lyme disease is not the only tick-borne disease. Listen to this segment of Radiolab to learn about Alpha-gal. Can you imagine developing an allergy to meat? Read more about it here on wikipedia. The Lone Star tick is more common in the southern United States and means Alpha Gal has a higher probability than Lyme Disease.