Presentation by Matt Karwal
How you get Lyme disease?
How is Lyme disease treated?
Where is Lyme disease?
What are the Symptoms of Lyme disease?
How many cases of Lyme Disease were reported in 2013?
What is infected by Lyme Disease?
How is Lyme Disease prevented?
How many people die each year from Lyme Disease?
How long has Lyme disease been around?
How did the disease get its name?
How did the germ gets its name?
If you get it one time, can you get it again?
Will Lyme disease go away if not treated?
What does the rash look like?
It is red.
It does not itch.
It can be big or small.
Is this a growing problem in the USA?
Only female ticks need a blood meal.
The nymph stage transmits Lyme disease. Because of its small size, it stays on longer.
Did people confuse it with other diseases?
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