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New app highlights tick danger in Switzerland

Gardening & Green Spaces// Education// Health // May 26, 2015

A new app to highlight the dangers of ticks has been launched by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and has been approved by the Federal Office of Public Health.

New app highlights tick danger in Switzerland

Ticks can carry a variety of diseases which could be very harmful for people. The app shows the areas of the country which are the most prone to tick infestations.

Dr Michelle Wright explains how the app works and the dangers of a tick bite.

You can download the app here

To view the app in French - in the settings menu on your iPhone or iPad, change the language to French otherwise the app will automatically appear in German.

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