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We're Not Outta the Woods Yet, New Tick Virus Discovered

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One more reason to slather on the bug spray, increasing concern over incidence of Lyme disease in recent years has kept New Hampshire residents on the lookout for ticks – but it turns out Lyme isn’t the only tick-borne pathogen in town.  Here to tell us more about the recently discovered “Heartland Virus” is New York Times reporter Denise Grady.

Correction: During broadcast of this story, we referred to Lyme Disease as  a virus when in actuality it is a bacterial infection.

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