U.S. Lyme Disease Cases on the Rise: How to Avoid This Dangerous Tick-Borne Illness

By | 2016-11-24T20:09:47+00:00 May 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that can cause rash, body aches and even temporary paralysis, has been growing in the United States. In the most recent year for which data is available, 27,444 cases of Lyme disease were reported compared to under 9,000 in 1993. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, which [...]