Insect-borne diseases are getting worse. Mosquitoes and ticks are expanding their coverage; places where it may not have been problem in the past are now experiencing problems today and the list of diseases they carry is growing longer. Since 2004 seven new tick-borne diseases have been discovered in the U.S.
If you are into gardening and would like to be more involved and educated, here are some events that may be in your area:
Recently in New Jersey, there are two cases in Sussex county. One of the cases, the disease was fatal, while the other case is causing severe complications.