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Jane’s Blog Lyme Disease Prevention 2019

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Jane’s Blog Lyme Disease Prevention 2019

Each year approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States. The CDC estimates more than 300,000 infections will occur this year in the United States. Lyme disease can become a crippling lifelong chronic illness affecting children, adults and pets. Lyme ticks are active year-round, except during subfreezing weather, but spring is the most dangerous season because that's when the baby ticks (which are so small they are almost invisible) are born. Deer ticks are already tiny, as small as a poppy seed, and easy to miss, and not...

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