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Unusually high number of Lyme-infected ticks this year

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Each fifth tick, which has been investigated in the laboratory of the Latvian Infectology Centre, contains borrelia or the initiator of Lyme disease, Latvian Television reported July 14. Relatively, only 2% of the ticks tested were infected with tick encephalitis. It doesn’t mean that everyone who gets these ticks really gets sick. But medics remind the public to be careful outdoors. 727 ticks have been removed by July 11 at…