US illnesses tied to ticks, mosquitoes are soaring
from HealthDay News
Diseases transmitted by biting insects — ticks and mosquitoes in particular — have more than tripled in the United States over the past decade, a new federal government report shows. These pests caused more than 96,000 cases of illness in 2016, up from roughly 27,388 in 2004 and part of a continuing increase in insect-borne diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers said. Several factors are likely behind the increase, researchers said.
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