Tick Exposure Can be FastMissy Henriksen
Monday, June 23, 2014
According to a professor at
Kansas State University, in some areas of the country the tick
population is so high that a person could pick one up within one
minute of being outdoors.
perch on tall grasses and bushes, waiting for a potential host to
walk by. When a tick latches onto a host, it instinctively craws
toward the head of its host. It's believed that this is because the
skin around the head and neck is thinner.
include Lyme disease, Heartland virus, Babesiosis and Rocky
Mountain spotted fever.