Tick and Mosquito Populations Starting to “Bloom”

A mosquito and a tick

Plants aren’t the only things starting to bloom as spring weather sets in—tick and mosquito populations are beginning to pop as well. Since mild winters kill off fewer ticks, we could see an abundance of these disease-carrying critters this year. And mosquitoes, which are the deadliest creatures on earth, also pose a threat to human health with their disease-carrying bites.

Watch Natasha on MassAppeal providing helpful information and tips to keep you and your family safe this season.