CDC starting to track ticks as diseases increase CDC starting to track ticks as diseases increase
The CDC for the first time will be monitoring the nation’s tick population and the diseases the pests may be carrying. The effort comes as... CDC starting to track ticks as diseases increase

The CDC for the first time will be monitoring the nation’s tick population and the diseases the pests may be carrying. The effort comes as the number of people diagnosed with serious diseases caused by things like ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes has more than doubled over the past few decades. Ticks caused the vast majority of those diseases.


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