Lyme Disease 'Vastly Under-Reported' In US, Lawmakers SayA new estimate says that nearly a half million people are diagnosed and treated for Lyme disease every year.
Why Tick Season Could Be Worse In The Summer Of COVID-19Warning signs for tick-borne illnesses are "very similar to the severity that we've seen with Covid-19," a doctor says.
Lyme Disease Found In More Than A Third Of Maine Deer TicksThe data also show ticks were more frequently found higher on the bodies of children than adults.
Maine Had Record Number Of Lyme Disease Cases In 2019Maine reported a record number of Lyme disease cases last year, and the number could rise.
Proposal For Lyme Disease Prevention Included In Appropriations DealIt would the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a national strategy to combat tick-borne diseases
Lyme Disease Cases On The Rise In US, Report SaysA new study finds that the number of Americans diagnosed with the illness more than doubled over the past decade.
Experts Issue New Guidelines For Lyme Disease PreventionAfter more than a decade, experts are issuing new guidelines for the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease.
One-Of-A-Kind Lyme Disease Program At Spaulding In High DemandThe Dean Center treats long-term effects of tick-borne illnesses like Lyme Disease. With a long waiting list, the center is hoping to expand services.
Tickborne Diseases Hit Record Levels In U.S.In 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of illnesses spread by ticks.
Hot, Dry New England Summer Brings Fewer Cases Of Lyme DiseaseAn unseasonably hot summer might be helping keep the ticks that carry Lyme disease at bay.
Lyme Disease Vaccine Being DevelopedThere is a new vaccine for humans in the pipeline developed by a French company, which says it has received fast-track status from the FDA.
Lyme Disease Has Spread To All 50 States, Report FindsA new report has found that the tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and cases continue to rise.
Tick-Borne Diseases Are Rising Fast; Here's How To Prevent InfectionThe CDC says that if a tick is found attached to you early enough, there is still time to avoid infection.
Local Researchers On Brink Of Treatment To Prevent Lyme DiseaseUMass researchers are closing in on a treatment that could prevent the debilitating illness.
Tick Diseases On Rise In Maine, And Not Just LymeThe state is encouraging daily tick checks as ticks are most active in the warmer weather that is beginning to occur.