Bug bite a ticking time bomb for Sunnyside girl

by Ross Courtney
Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Daya Jones kept the tick that nearly paralyzed her in a plastic jar in her grandparents’ freezer.

Packaged in a hospital-issued biohazard bag, the tick is now on its way to an entomologist in Olympia for a precise species identification.

Daya calls it “the bad bug.”

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