We are in the midst of a growing scourge of sickness from ticks. And government and medicine are ill-prepared.
By Mary Beth Pfeiffer
This is the year of tiny eight-legged vampires. Ticks.
The first new tick species in 50 years turned up in Hunterdon County and six other states. Another tick from the South that causes a dangerous meat allergy is firmly entrenched in the Garden State. Tick-borne illnesses doubled in a decade, the government announced, and hit...