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Guernsey County seeing a rise in Lyme disease

Lyme disease cases are increasing in Guernsey County and throughout Ohio.The Cambridge-Guernsey County Health Department has received 29 reports of Lyme disease from Jan. 1 through July 31 — an increase from seven cases in 2016 and 18 cases in 2017. This data includes confirmed, probable, and suspect cases.The Ohio Department of Health says that the best way to prevent Lyme disease is to prevent tick bites. A bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi is transmitted to […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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