New York State Has Worst ‘Tick Problem’ in America
What is the new tick disease called?
Babesiosisis is a new lethal disease that ticks transmit. It is found in mice, vole, and other outdoor animals.
Did I get infected by a tick with Babesiosisis? What are the symptoms?
It takes 24 hours for the tease to be transferred.
- flu-like symptoms
- muscle aches
- shaking chills
- bloody urine
Babesiosis is infection of red blood cells by a parasite called Babesia. People who get sick with babesiosis may have fever, chills, muscle pain, and fatigue. Most infections are acquired in the northeastern United States (U.S.) and are due to a kind of Babesia called Babesia microti", according to the CDC website.
How many cases are there in New York State of tick-borne illnesses and Lyme Disease?
We went to Provenpestcontrol.com and found out that New York State is actually the second-worst state in America when it comes to ticks and Lyme Disease. Here are the total amount of cases per state:
- Pennsylvania: 73,610 cases.
- New York: 69,313 cases.
- New Jersey: 51,578 cases.
- Massachusetts: 50,234 cases.
- Connecticut: 36,727 cases