Tick study gets ‘astonishing’ local response
Poughkeepsie Journal, August 10, 2016
By John Ferro
When the scientists behind an ambitious tick study began their work in April, they did not know how many Dutchess County families would be willing to grant access to their properties and personal health information.
The subjects would have to let researchers onto their yards repeatedly to collect rodents, count ticks and deploy as many as two tick-killing systems.
Then the residents would have to do homework, reporting how many ticks they encountered and whether they got sick with Lyme disease. READ MORE.