Over 70 people suffer from tick bites in Penza region in week
Penza, 26 May 2017. PenzaNews. 72 people turned to doctors after they were bitten by ticks in the Penza region over a period of May 18-25. This was reported by the press service of the regional department of the Federal Service on Surveillance for Consumer rights protection and human well-being.
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Since the beginning of ticks’ activity, 269 people turned to medical institutions for help. A week ago, the number of bitten people was 197.
95 of them were children under the age of 14.
181 ticks found on people's bodies underwent a laboratory analysis. Eight of them were carriers of ixodic tick borreliosis. A week ago, this indicator was equal to six.