Ticks and tick-borne illness: what you need to know, and how to avoid them

Watch out for ticks!

Stars Insider

22/10/23 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Insect bites

As the hotter weather approaches, people spend more time outdoors, and so do many insects and pests. Among them are ticks, which are small, bloodsucking parasites. Tick bites are often harmless and don’t cause any symptoms, but they can cause allergic reactions, and certain ticks can even pass diseases on to humans and pets. These diseases can be dangerous and even life-threatening when left untreated.

Want to know more? To keep you tick-safe this summer, check out this gallery.

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