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How climate change could increase deer ticks and the diseases they carry

Maine’s York County has long been a favorite home for deer ticks and the vector-borne diseases they carry. But as climate change increases, so could the number of ticks and the threat of these diseases in the state.

Maine Public Radio’s Patty Wight reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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