‘Ticks Surprise Us:’ 2021 May Be Big Lyme Disease Year

Bay Area Lyme Foundation: “Ticks Carrying Disease Found to be Abundant in Beach Areas, Similar to Woodlands, According to New Study.”

Daniel Salkeld, PhD, research scientist, Colorado State University.

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

Kirsten Stein, board member, Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

Weather.com: “It’s Been the Warmest Winter on Record So Far for SomeTypically Cold Locations in the Lower 48.”

Pest.org: “2021 Tick Forecast.”

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

The Washington Post: “Study finds Lyme-carrying ticks next to beaches and ‘pretty much wherever we looked.'”

CDC: “Lyme Disease,” “Tick removal and testing,” “How many people get Lyme disease?” “Surveillance for Lyme Disease – United States, 1992-2006.”

EPA: “Repellents: Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks and Other Arthropods.”

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