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COVID-19 antibodies found in wild US deer

A USDA study has determined that some free-ranging deer in some states have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Tick submissions no longer accepted

Local health units are no longer accepting black-legged ticks from the public after a decision by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML)’s to stop testing them as of Sept. 20.

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Seasonal Lyme disease shot trials underway

Clinical trials for a seasonal preventative shot for Lyme disease began in mid-February in the US by the University of Massachusetts (UMASS).

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West Nile virus widespread in turkey range

West Nile virus (WNV) is widespread across Ontario and Quebec’s wild turkey range.