Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis) is a bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks. The infection was first known as “Lyme arthritis” after a cluster of cases were appeared in Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA in the late 1970s. This is now the most common tick-borne disease in the USA and Europe. Research shows […]
Category: Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis)
May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, a chance for lyme patients, activists and educators to spread information on how to prevent lyme and tick-borne diseases. Infection occurs through the bite of infected ticks, both adults and nymphs, of the genus ixodes. Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of humans and animals in order to survive. They are called […]
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