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Tick-borne disease rears its head in Chester Co.

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 13 2013 05:14:22 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 13 2013 06:02:58 PM CDT

Chester County is tackling a nasty tick-borne disease.

Chester County is tackling a nasty tick-borne disease.

There are now four reported cases of Babesiosis in the county.

One of them has been confirmed by the county; the other three have not.

Babesiosis is a malaria-like disease that ranges from almost no symptoms to life-threatening status.

The disease usually rears its head during the summer months.