Blood-sucking deer ticks can transmit Lyme disease to humans, which can lead to headaches, fever, rashes, and even neurological problems.
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Lyme disease is an infectious bacterial infection that is spread by ticks, characterized by a distinctive, expanding 'bullseye' redness and swelling around the site of the tick bite.
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May 20, 2022
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