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Bay Area Ticks Can Carry Lyme Disease – and That’s Not All

| February 19, 2014
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Contrary to a common misconception, ticks in the Bay Area can carry the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. And it turns out local ticks carry another pathogen that can make you sick, too. …read more

Source: Science News

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Molly Samuel joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Before becoming KQED Science’s Multimedia Producer, she was a producer for Climate Watch. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She was a fellow with the Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism and a journalist-in-residence at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center. Molly has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds. Reach Molly Samuel at msamuel@kqed.org.

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