Lyme Disease

Background Info

Lyme Disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia type. To get Lyme disease, you get bit by an infected tick. Usually the tick must be attached for 36 to 48 hours before the bacteria can spread.

Background Information

According the the center of disease control and prevention, believe that 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. Anyone at any age can get it. And it is found all over the world except Antartica.