‘More Than Just A Tick Bite’: Our Chatham Article Features TBC United Cofounder Dr. Jennifer Platt

Chatham County has become a hotspot for Alpha-gal Syndrome and other tick-borne illnesses. The Chatham County Public Health Department says the county has one of the highest rates of tick-borne illness in North Carolina at 8.3 percent. Of that group, just under 15 percent were diagnosed with Alpha-gal syndrome. Dr. Jennifer Platt, Cofounder of TBC United and CEO of TickWarriors was interviewed to provide perspective on these concerning trends.

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