New Jersey is dealing with a tick species that is new to America
Forbes.com, April 21, 2018:
By Bruce Y. Lee
Looks like a bunch of New Jersey residents survived the winter. But that is not really good news.
On Friday, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture announced the latest follow-up to what was described in a February 2018 publication in the Journal of Medical Entomology.
The publication detailed an “uptick” in the New Jersey population that occurred last summer. On August 1 , 2017, after shearing a 12-year-old Icelandic sheep named Hannah, a farmer went to the Hunterdon County Health Office with some new companions. Thousands of them, in fact. No, she didn’t form a flash mob. Instead, she had thousands of ticks covering her body. READ MORE.