Tick, mosquito and flea infections in US more than triple since 2004, CDC warns

According to a new report from Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans getting diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick and flea bites has more than tripled in recent years.

Health officials reported on Tuesday that since 2004, at least nine such diseases have been discovered or introduced in the country, with 642,602 cases reported during the 13 years from 2004 through 2016.

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Fiza Piranihealth