A Tick Bite Could turn you Vegetarian!

An Article on iO9 today quotes a new research study. This indicates that a tick bite can cause the body to release antibodies making you allergic to eating meat.

Another reason why we teach about tick bite on our outdoor/fieldwork first aid courses and promote the OTom tick remover in kits - get them off you before they feed!

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Ticks are known for transmitting disease, but they've also been known to make people deathly allergic to meat.