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BY DAWSON WHITE
As if you needed anything else to worry about in 2020, summer is here — which means tick season is, too.
While experts say ticks are expected to be about average this year, they say the U.S. may see an uptick in Lyme disease cases due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Why? Because people stuck at home are spending more time outside, Today reported. (See link for article)
“If they get a case of Lyme disease, it’s not going away on its own and if it goes untreated it can develop into a difficult to treat chronic illness that can be debilitating,” Ostfeld told the outlet.
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