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County Warns Hikers of Ticks Carrying Tularemia Disease in Sorrento Valley

County health officials reminded residents to protect themselves and their pets on hiking trails after trapping multiple ticks infected with tularemia — a potentially fatal bacterial disease — in Sorrento Valley. County officials reported Friday finding the ticks along Lopez Canyon Trail, the sixth time this year tularemia-infected ticks have been found in the area. Vector […]