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Warm weather brings threat of ticks

PULLMAN- Warming weather in the Pacific Northwest brings with it a renewed threat of tick paralysis in animals and people. Tick paralysis is a somewhat uncommon but potentially fatal disease that can affect virtually all warm-blooded land animals. It occurs when certain species of ticks inject potent toxins from their salivary glands into the host […]

WSU Veterinary College warns of tick paralysis

Warming weather in the Pacific Northwest brings with it a renewed threat of tick paralysis in animals and people. Tick paralysis is a somewhat uncommon but potentially fatal disease that can affect virtually all warm-blooded land animals. It occurs when certain species of ticks inject potent toxins from their salivary glands into the host animal. […]