Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: An Increasing Health Risk in the U.S.

Open Access Government recently interviewed Paul Mead, Chief of the Lyme & Tick-Borne DiseasesBacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The interview focuses on the increasing risk that Lyme & tick-borne diseases pose to health in the United States, and covers a number of important topics, including how bites from infected ticks pass pathogens to humans, symptoms that are associated with different tick-borne diseases, as well as steps that outdoor workers can take to prevent tick bites.


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