Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an insect-borne illness transmitted through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick (also called the deer tick). Roughly 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported each year. However, the actual number of infections could be much higher.

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How Do You Get Lyme Disease?

The bacterial infection is transmitted by ticks, but not every tick bite will make you sick.