Vector-borne Zoonosis Researcher Makes Headlines

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Dr. Katie Clow

Dr. Katie Clow, a One Health professor at the Ontario Veterinary College spoke to The Globe and Mail about the spread of ticks that are better able to survive year-round in Canada due to climate change.

Clow is a veterinarian who researches the animal and human health risks associated with emerging and endemic vector-borne zoonoses, with an emphasis on the black-legged tick and Lyme disease.

She offered tips for what to do if bitten by a tick and how to submit reports of tick sightings.