Mount Cotton mother Desiree Bird urges people to watch for ticks after daughter is hospitalised with facial swelling

Updated November 15 2019 - 1:21pm, first published November 13 2019 - 3:00pm

A MOUNT Cotton mother whose four-year-old daughter was hospitalised after a tick bite last month is urging others to be vigilant as warm weather sets in and the parasites proliferate.


Jordan Crick


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