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Let’s Learn About Lyme Disease

May 18th, 2022
Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and, in rare instances, Borrelia mayonii. These bacteria are transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks, also known as deer ticks. These ticks become infected after feeding on infected animals such as deer, birds and mice. One of the first signs of Lyme disease is a “bull’s-eye” rash at the site of the bite. / CDC Once a deer tick bites you, it must stay…