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The animals that ticks bite in the U.S. South can impact Lyme disease spread

The paucity of #LymeDisease cases in the southern US may be due to what black-legged ticks bite.

Ticks in the N.E. commonly bite white-footed mice, but in the South they are more likely to bite skinks, which are poor transmitters of the bacteria.




https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ticks-animals-skinks-lyme-disease-united-states-south

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