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Friday, May 31, 2019

The CDC is trying to warn people about tick bites in a really gross way

It's that time of year again: The weather is warming up, people are spending more time in the great outdoors, and that means they need to be on their guard against parasitic insects that can spread disease.

The Centers for Disease Control tried to get this message out through social media on Wednesday, but did so in a way that might just ruin your enjoyment of a popular breakfast pastry.

A Facebook post from the federal agency informs followers that "Ticks can be as small as a poppy seed," before challenging them to find the five ticks that are supposedly sitting on top of a poppyseed muffin in a picture below.



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retiredRN said...

The Delmarva peninsula is a hot bed of ticks.