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Mahima Reddy

Amidst of the warm weather, Student Health recommends that hikers take the proper precautions such as dressing appropriately and applying adequate repellent in order to protect themselves from bacterial infections acquired through tick bites. 

What readers should know about tick-borne diseases in Charlottesville

Charlottesville’s sunny summer days may offer the ideal opportunity to explore local trails or hike through Shenandoah National Park. But without proper precautions, bacterial infections acquired through tick bites can pose a serious health threat to those who spend time in woody or brushy areas. 

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The Charlottesville March for Science took place downtown on Saturday. 
Members of the Health Board discuss progress and improvements to be made for healthcare at the University.

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