“ ... Focusing on innovative control strategies, the article discusses the potential of vaccines targeting humans and animals and explores approaches focusing on the tick vector itself. Highlighting the need for a multidisciplinary, “One Health” approach, the review calls for collaboration among various experts to develop effective and sustainable tick control methods. In particular, the researchers stress the urgency of advanced research and collaborative efforts in combating the rising threat of tick-borne diseases in the United States."

To learn more, read the article, A ticking time bomb hidden in plain sight.”

Narasimhan S, Fish D, Pedra JHF, Pal U, Fikrig E. A ticking time bomb hidden in plain sight. Sci Transl Med. 2023 Oct 18;15(718):eadi7829. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.adi7829. Epub 2023 Oct 18. PMID: 37851823.

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