Invasive tick not common in US shows up in South Carolina; can cause severe illness, DHEC says


An invasive species of tick, not commonly found in the United States, has shown up in South Carolina, according to the South Carolina Department of Environmental Control. DHEC says a large population of Asian longhorned ticks was found to be infesting a pasture at a cattle farm in York County. Health officials say bites from these ticks have caused severe illnesses in people, animals and livestock...

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