Lyme Carditis: CDC 4 Min Video Advisory
CDC recently reported 3 deaths from Lyme carditis. Due to the high number of Lyme disease cases (CDC announced in 2013 that 300,000 cases of Lyme disease may occur annually in the US) and the potential Lyme disease connection to carditis, CDC wants to alert hospitals, health care providers and patients about this problem.
As a service to the public, LDA is providing a link to this information on its website. All information/stats in the video are from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/818773 (You’ll need a Medscape login to view it, but it’s free and very easy to register)