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It’s time to take Lyme seriously

Filed in Environmental News, Local Health News, Newsroom 8/27/19 at 3:54 pm     642

Just in 2017, there were 5,323 confirmed cases of Lyme in New England, according to the Centers for Disease Control — making the region the epicenter of the disease. Lyme cases peak in the summer months, and in Massachusetts it especially affects children aged 5 to 9 and adults aged 65 to 74, who have the highest incidence rates for the disease.

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