tick-born disease
Diseases From Ticks and Mosquitoes Have Tripled
Diseases From Ticks and Mosquitoes Have Tripled
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2018
Warmer weather is thought to be behind the rise in vector-borne illnesses in recent years.
Image of the Day: Glowing Tick
Image of the Day: Glowing Tick
The Scientist Staff | Apr 27, 2018
This lone star tick’s bite can cause an allergy to red meat.
How Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Traverse Blood Vessels
How Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Traverse Blood Vessels
Ben Andrew Henry | Aug 29, 2016
Borrelia burgdorferi move around the body by clinging to the inside of blood vessels with “catch bonds.”
New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered
New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered
Jenny Rood | Feb 23, 2015
Bourbon virus may have killed a previously healthy man in Kansas last year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
Lyme Disease Discoverer Dies
Lyme Disease Discoverer Dies
Molly Sharlach | Nov 24, 2014
Willy Burgdorfer, the medical entomologist who first found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, has passed away at age 89.
Virus Continues to Plague Midwest
Virus Continues to Plague Midwest
Jef Akst | Mar 28, 2014
Researchers identify six new cases of the tick-borne Heartland virus in Missouri and Tennessee.
Trouble in the Heartland
Trouble in the Heartland
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
A new tick-borne disease has emerged in the US Midwest—and the culprit is not a bacterium. 
Autism-Lyme Correlation Debunked
Autism-Lyme Correlation Debunked
Amy Maxmen | Apr 30, 2013
Researchers find zero evidence for Lyme-induced autism.