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How to avoid tick fever?

June 14, 2024

How to avoid tick fever?

Spring, summer and early fall are the times of year when ticks are most active and can transmit diseases.
How to avoid tick fever?

Protect yourself: inspect your clothes and body after spending time in green areas, especially if there has been contact with tall grasses or other types of low vegetation, wear light-colored clothing and prefer long sleeves and pants, use repellent on the most exposed areas of skin .

In addition to tick fever, there are several diseases for which these small mites can be vectors, such as hemorrhagic fever, Lyme disease or encephalitis.


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