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12 Shocking Facts About Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is classified by the CDC as an epidemic. How much do you know about it?

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12. Lyme Disease was discovered in 1975 in Lyme, Connecticut when a staggering number of children and adults were diagnosed with arthritis. When looked into, the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi was identified.

Sources:

http://lymelightfoundation.org/about-lyme/ten-things-you-should-know-about-lyme-disease/

http://visual.ly/10-scary-facts-about-lyme-disease

http://www.freewebs.com/teenswithlyme/

http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3136&q=388506

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