Environment

Published — December 9, 2018

As climate warms, ticks press north

Introduction

The CDC says rising temperatures are partly to blame for the tripling of mosquito-, tick- and flea-borne illnesses from 2004 to 2016, but Maine’s governor, a climate skeptic, is tying health officials’ hands. 

Read the story: As disease-bearing ticks head north, weak government response threatens public health

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