Don’t Get Too Attached: New Research on Grace Period for Tick-Borne Spotted Fevers

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A recent study finds that Rocky Mountain spotted fever may be transmitted almost immediately following a bite by an infected American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) with little or no grace period—a stark contrast to what researchers have thought for almost a century.

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