VOLUME 12 NUMBER 1 (January to June 2019)

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Philipp. Sci. Lett. 2019 12 (1) 001-002
available online: January 03, 2019



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The journey to a tick vaccine

by Luis Wilfrido Atienza

Ticks (garapata in Tagalog) are small arachnids that attach to larger animals—such as humans, cats, dogs, and birds—and feed on their blood. Though usually not as prevalent as flies, mosquitoes, or spiders, these tiny creatures can be just as difficult and potentially dangerous to handle.

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