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The Anatomy of a Tick Bite

From birth to blood-sucking and beyond, how Ixodes Scapularis does its dirty work

This story is part of “Tickpocalypse,” a multi-part special report.

BBecause of a worldwide explosion in the tick population, Lyme disease is reaching pandemic proportions. Here, a step-by-step guide to how the bugs spread the disease.

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