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As if we all needed another health concern beyond COVID 19, Lyme disease season is about to begin. A walk in the woods might be an appealing way to relieve stress from the coronavirus lockdown, but it comes with an underappreciated risk: Ticks that carry Lyme and other illnesses. Dr. Shannon L. Delaney, a neuropsychiatrist and director of child and adolescent evaluation at Columbia University’s Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center says, “We already know people with underlying conditions are more vulnerable for complications with coronavirus. Certainly, people with tick-borne illness fall into that category.” Lyme Disease is There are...
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