Tick season is upon us
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Springtime is finally upon us again and as people head back outside to enjoy the outdoors they increase their chances of getting bit by a tick.
Lyme disease is commonly thought of as the worst case scenario for a tick bite but some doctors are now warning that there are other tick-carried pathogens that are making people sick. Without catching it early and proper treatment, some doctors say these pathogens can lead to long-term chronic illness that can masquerade as something else.
The Innovation Trail’s Jenna Flanagan finds out what are the lesser known health threats transmitted by the common deer tick.