Transmitted in the womb | Kids battle Lyme disease from birth

Shortly after birth, these kids started suffering from debilitating symptoms doctors could not diagnose or explain. Out of desperation, their families were forced to seek treatment out of state.BRUNSWICK (NEWS CENTER Maine) - The CDC says every year about 300-thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme Disease, which is transmitted by deer...

Study finds nymphal ticks can transmit Lyme within 12 hours

Lyme borreliosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Borrelia that are transmitted by a bite from a tick of the genus Ixodes. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur used mice to study the transmission of bacteria by ticks infected with various European and North American species of Borrelia. They found evidence of rapid bacterial...

#It’s a sign. Lyme disease bullseye rash in the Hunter Valley

By Grace Riley #LymeLivesHere This week we were able to help a Hunter Valley man who was bitten by a tick and developed the classic rash seen in Lyme disease. Called an Erythema migrans (EM), it’s a common rash seen in many patients who contract Lyme disease. In fact, it’s such a distinctive sign it is considered...
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