Hudson Valley Fears Lyme Disease Explosion Thanks to COVID-19
April 21, 2020
Officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for the signs of Lyme Disease.
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing everyone into isolation, government leaders are reminding everyone that ticks do not practice social distancing. Dutchess County Behavioral and Community Health Commissioner Dr. Anil Vaidian warned that COVID-19 may be taking focus away from another, very real threat. (See link for article)
I truly despise the title of this article. COVID-19 has nothing at all to do with a potential Lyme disease explosion. Media appears hell-bent upon stirring up fear. COVID-19 is not to blame for everything under the sun. It reminds me of this: