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M.I.T. Biologist is Taking a New Approach in the Battle Against Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. This bacteria is most often spread to humans by deer ticks, but the deer ticks first have to become infected. Typically the deer ticks pick up Borrelia burgdorferi from White-footed … Continue reading

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Ancient Bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi Continues to Multiply: Spreading Lyme Disease at A Rapid Pace

It is commonly thought that Lyme disease originated in Lyme, Connecticut as it was first recognized there in the early 1970’s. But actually, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) was found in a 5,300-year-old mummified person in the … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease killed my Mother

Worcester Mass realtor Michele Miller is on a mission, “My dream is to have a Lyme center to help people touched by this and other tick-borne disease.” As recently reported in the Telegram; after losing her mother, an Auburn, MA … Continue reading

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State Senator Richard Ross Has First Hand Experience With Lyme Disease

Senator Richard Ross is working to make sure the residents of Central Massachusetts are staying informed and better protected from Lyme Disease.  As someone who contracted Lyme Disease himself, he knows how quickly the disease can be debilitating. Recent articles … Continue reading

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