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Scientific American

How to Protect Yourself from Ticks and the Dangerous Diseases They Spread

Experts explain why tick-borne illnesses are increasing in the U.S. and offer tips to prevent bites.
The Washington Post

What to know about the Powassan virus disease, a tick-borne illness

The rare ailment, which tends to be much more serious than Lyme disease, is on the rise.
U.S. Army

MilTICK study finds use of permethrin-treated uniforms can reduce tick-borne illness risk

A recent study conducted by biologists who manage the Department of Defense Military Tick Identification/Infection Confirmation Kit, or MilTICK, program, found that ticks submitted to the program by service members wearing permethrin-treated uniforms were significantly less likely to have become engorged.
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

Special Issue: Lyme Disease in Europe

This special issue of Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases presents 10 up-to-date reviews of the epidemiology of LB in Europe over the past 15 years, complemented by granular analyses of electronic medical record (EMR) databases and public health surveillance data (laboratory and clinical diagnoses) from multiple European countries. Collectively, this special issue aims to collect all the available epidemiological knowledge of LB in Europe, highlight the growing disease burden problem, and call attention to areas where further research and harmonization are needed to better define the epidemiology of the disease and support preventive interventions.
Relevant Resources
Prevention and Symptoms
US Resources

Companion Animal Parasite Council

Parasite Prevalence Maps

California Department of Public Health

Lyme Disease in California ArcGIS StoryMap

Upstate Medical University

New York Tick Surveillance Dashboard

University of Rhode Island


Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Lyme & Tick-borne Disease

Columbia University

New York City Ticks

Bay Area Lyme Foundation

Citizen Science Tick Maps
Canadian Resources

Bishop’s University

eTick Public Tick Map

Companion Animal Parasite Council

Parasite Prevalence Maps

Canadian Lyme Disease Research Network

Research Projects
European Resources

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases
Tick Maps