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Preventing tick borne illnesses

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ST. LOUIS — A rise in tick borne illnesses has doctors concerned.
Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann says that symptoms include fever, a round rash around the bite location, or an all over the body rash.

Dr. Berchelmann says you should use a repellent that contains at least 20% deet.  Many people try to use more naturally occurring repellent such as eucalyptus oil or citronella.

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