AP, News Center Maine highlight UMaine tick research

The Associated Press and News Center Maine reported on research from the University of Maine and Maine Medical Center Research Institute’s Lyme & Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory that shows blacklegged ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease, have been increasing in abundance in a forest in the midcoast region over the last three decades. The Bangor Daily News, WHDH (Channel 7 in Boston), the Herald-Standard (Uniontown, Pennsylvania), WABI (Channel 5 in Bangor), WMTW (Channel 8 in Auburn), WFVX (Channel 7 in Bangor) U.S. News and World Report, CentralMaine.com and the Portland Press Herald shared the AP report.