How Ticks Spread Disease

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Ticks are small, blood-sucking parasites that can carry and transmit diseases to humans and animals. Understanding how ticks spread disease is crucial in preventing and managing these illnesses. Ticks become infected with disease-causing pathogens by feeding on infected animals, such as mice, birds, deer, or other mammals. Once infected, ticks can transmit these pathogens to … Read more