Everything you need to know about the Lyme disease.
It is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium
It is rarely also caused by
is transmitted to humans by a bite from a deer tick.
Lyme disease was first recognized in the town of Old Lyme.Hence the name.
fever, headache, fatigue
It is also characterized by a skin rash called erythema migrans.
Treatment includes treating the patient with a few weeks of antibiotics.
use of insect repellent, removing ticks promptly, applying pesticides, and reducing tick habitat.
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