Fighting Ticks With a Tap of the Phone

Columbia News
August 06, 2019

You can now track when and how you are exposed to ticks – and get expert advice – via a free app on your smartphone. Researchers developed the tool to combat Lyme disease, which is increasing across the country, including in cities. Through photos and data, the app helps scientists learn more about tick activity to identify areas of high tick risk and help prevent exposure.