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Experts: Lyme disease is pandemic

The number of people across North America and around the world contracting Lyme disease is increasing, according to Global News. Lyme used to be considered an isolated disease found in North America and parts of Europe, but it’s now found in 80 countries worldwide, the report said.  About 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention every year. However, the Lyme Disease Association estimates the number is closer to a staggering 400,000 a year, causing some experts to sound the alarm and call it a pandemic.  Read more.....

 

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