Listed below are various news articles regarding Japanese Barberry, Ticks and Lyme Disease:

 

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Expert-Suggestions-for-Removing-Japanese-Barberry–448183243.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Popular-Shrub-Linked-to-Rising-Rates-of-Lyme-Disease-in-Ticks-447990093.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/troubleshooters/Efforts-Underway-to-Reduce-Risk-from-Common-Shrub-Linked-With-Ticks-447993493.html

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Japanese-Barberry-Plant-Big-Problem-In-Spread-Of-Ticks-Lyme-Disease-446821003.html