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Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Original post made on Jul 30, 2009

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors of the woody areas of San Mateo County. A presentation on the disease is set for the evening of Thursday, July 30, in Woodside.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 5:20 PM

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Posted by Earle Jones
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm

Can Lyme disease be carried by wood ticks? Or is it only the deer ticks we need to worry about? At the Año Nuevo State Reserve (on the coast north of Santa Cruz) we see wood ticks very frequently -- but almost never deer ticks.


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