A tiny tick can cause a big health problem

  title={A tiny tick can cause a big health problem},
  author={Manuel John and Muthusamy Raman and Keith Ryan},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
Ticks are tiny crawling bugs in the spider family that feed by sucking blood from animals. They are second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human disease, both infectious and toxic. Infected ticks spread over a hundred diseases, some of which are fatal if undetected. They spread the spirochete (which multiplies in the insect's gut) with a subsequent bite to… CONTINUE READING