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LYME DISEASE

Description

Shape

  • Corkscrew-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi
Scientific Name

  • Borrelia burgdorferi

M.O.

How it Attacks
  • Lyme Disease is spread through the bite of an infected blacklegged tick, lytic infection
Victims
  • You're more likely to get Lyme Disease if you spend time in heavily wooded areas where ticks that could be carrying the disease thrive
Hideout
  • Most cases are reported in Europe and North America
Common Injury
  • Target shaped rash, flu like symptoms, headache, joint pain, meningitis
Danger Factor
  • If you spend time in wooded areas, you're likely to get a tick, but not every tick carries lyme disease. 5 out of 10
Victims per year
  • 300,000

Defense/Reward

  • To defend yourself, use doxycycline, amoxicillin, or cefuroxime for adults or amoxicillin or cefuroxime for adults
  • Reward of $20 if you can bring the culprit to justice (because we can't afford any more than that)