Tag: Longhorned tick

Asia’s Longhorned Tick Makes Its Way To The US With First Documented Bite

For the first time in history, health officials confirmed a bite from the Asian longhorned tick in the United States. This species appeared in the United States in 2017, but is it time to be worried?

Public Health June 10, 2019

Invasive Tick Species Native To Eastern Asia Mysteriously Arrives In Arkansas

The longhorned tick can cause anemia and stunted growth in animals. It is also a known carrier of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, which can be deadly for humans.

Public Health June 13, 2018

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