CDC: Tick-Borne Parasite Infecting Blood Supply

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    CDC: Tick-Borne Parasite Infecting Blood Supply | FoxNews.com
     
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    Well, I'd better watch my stocks of blood.
     
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    I'm pretty sure vampires are immune........ :D
     
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    How do they screen donated blood? Do they check every bag or do they accept the donor's word that they haven't engaged in risky sexual behavior or been bitten by a tick or a mosquito? It sounds like all blood transfusions are risky
     
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    Cancer causing parasite could also help heal wounds...

    Parasitic worm causes cancer, may also help heal wounds
    Oct. 21, 2015 - Researchers may also come away with a vaccine for cancer that affects 26,000 people a year.

     
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    New tick disease to watch out for...

    Dog owners warned about tick disease
    Wed, 16 Mar 2016 - Dog owners are being warned about an outbreak of a lethal tick-borne disease.
     
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    You do know that,,,this is all Oblama's fault...
     
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    No, pretty sure Bush had a hand in it also.
     

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