Public Health England our promoting tick awareness and prevention though their https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=%23BeTickAware assets, which provide key and easily digestible health information on ticks and tick-borne diseases. They have developed a ‘tick awareness toolkit...
Tuesday 21st May 2019
Dog Borrelia seroprevalence with human Lyme
A paper using a large data set in the US has demonstrated a link between dog Borrelia seroprevalence with human Lyme incidence https://geospatialhealth.net/index.php/gh/article/view/750. This does not mean infected dogs are a direct risk to people but shows that infected dogs can act as sentinels that people sharing the same walking...
Wednesday 15th May 2019
Tick Awareness Hampshire
Tick Awareness Hampshire are a new collaborative group of local authorities and organisations including the County Council, National Park Authority and Forestry Commission, working to raise awareness of the issue of tick-borne disease transmission and share information about prevention.
Wednesday 8th May 2019
Winter/Spring Parasite Forecast: Issue 8
The Winter 2018/Spring 2019 Parasite Forecast is now ready to download
Saturday 16th February 2019
New heartworm threat to UK dogs is identified
19/10/18. A study by Mark Fox and colleagues at the University of London has found wide genetic diversity among Angiostrongylus vasorum infecting foxes. https://www.vettimes.co.uk/news/new-heartworm-threat-to-uk-dogs-is-identified/. If this diversity extends to dogs which is likely...
Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Autumn Parasite Forecast: Issue 7
The autumn Parasite Forecast is now available to download
Thursday 18th October 2018