One Square Mile: Babesiosis in the blood supply

PROVIDENCE, RI – As part of our series One Square Mile: Block Island, we've been exploring the rise of diseases spread by ticks, which are a big problem on the island. But the problem is spreading to the mainland. RIPR health care reporter Kristin Gourlay speaks with our Morning Edition host Chuck Hinman about the rising threat of babesiosis in the region's blood supply.

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