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"Tick paralysis"




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    Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in North America and Europe. Deer ticks, which feed on the blood of animals and humans, can harbor the bacteria - Borrelia burgdorferi - and spreadRead more
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    . It is not known to be a contagious disease spread from person to person. Its only known transmission is through the bite of an infected tick. (Though there is now argument that other insects, including mosquitoesRead more
  3. photo 13,500 people from Ebola-stricken West Africa can freely travel to U.S. with visas13,500 people from Ebola-stricken West Africa can freely travel to U.S. with visasNews
    person who literally becomes an oblivious host for the disease -- a mobile, breathing, ticking time bomb.Just how many ticking time bombs could be traveling freely from Ebola stricken countries? AccordingRead more

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Tick paralysis

Disease

Tick paralysis is the only tick-borne disease that is not caused by an infectious organism. The illness is caused by a neurotoxin produced in the tick's salivary gland. After prolonged attachment, the engorged tick transmits the toxin to its host. The incidence of tick paralysis is unknown. Patient can experience severe respiratory distress (similar to anaphylaxis).Tick paralysis results from...More