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How Dangerous Is Lyme Disease?

How Dangerous Is Lyme Disease?

Summer is on it’s way and that means more sun, more heat, and unfortunately, more ticks. Hey everyone Julia here for DNews Lyme disease is weird, mysterious, and can be pretty stubborn. Every tick season 300,000 Americans will become infected according to The U.S. Centers for Disease Control. The symptoms are similar to a flu […]

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The Fight Against Lyme Disease | UMD

The Fight Against Lyme Disease | UMD

(frantic grabbing) – [Camera Man] We got a runner! (anticipatory music) – Oh I got him. – [Woman] Yes! – We at the University of Maryland are working on this overarching project with USDA and Howard County, trying to address Lyme disease in these natural areas and in the interface of people’s backyards. Lyme disease […]

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What Does Lyme Disease Do To Your Body?

What Does Lyme Disease Do To Your Body?

When you think about Lyme disease you probably think of this, a tick. Or maybe more specifically, a tick bite. Which is not wrong, you should. But what exactly is it about a tick bite that makes us sick? This is Borrelia burgdorferi, one of many bacteria that ticks can pass onto humans and the […]

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Beyond the Data — Emerging Tickborne Diseases

[MUSIC] [Thorpe] Welcome to Beyond The Data. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and here with me today is Dr. Bobbi Pritt from the Mayo Clinic. Thank you so much for joining us. [Pritt]Thank you for having me. [Thorpe] Our session today is about tick-borne diseases. We heard a lot of good information about, about tick-borne diseases. […]

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