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News Articles Featuring Damie Pak
May 08, 2019
Yes, there are a lot more Lyme disease-carrying ticks in Pa. today: Penn State study
The tick responsible for most cases of Lyme diseases has boomed from nearly non-existence in Pennsylvania in the 1960s to the most commonly found tick across the state today, according to Penn State researchers.
May 03, 2019
More Than 100 Years of Data show Pennsylvania Tick Population Shift
The prevalence of the most abundant species of ticks found in Pennsylvania has shifted over the last century, according to Penn State scientists, who analyzed 117 years' worth of specimens and data submitted primarily by residents from around the state.