Nature-lovers could face a collision course between the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and tick-borne illnesses this summer.
According to CNN, scientists say the mild 2020 winter has created an ideal environment for ticks.
Likewise, hikers, campers, and anyone else yearning for a break could burst en masse into the outdoors.
And its already begun to happen.
For example, outdoor crowds were so big around Memorial Day weekend that parks across the US had to close early after hitting capacity.