Lyme disease

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Lyme disease

  1. 1. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread through the bite of the blacklegged tick.Lyme disease is caused by bacteria called Borreliaburgdorferi (B. burgdorferi). Blacklegged ticks carry thesebacteria. The ticks pick up the bacteria when they bitemice or deer that are infected with Lyme disease
  2. 2.  Lyme disease was first reported in the United States in the town of Old Lyme, in 1975

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