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The Confounding Geography Of Lyme Disease In The U.S.

The Confounding Geography Of Lyme Disease In The U.S.

The Upper Midwest and the northeastern regions of the United States are increasingly a carpet of Lyme disease cases each summer and autumn. But the southeastern part of the country — a vast expanse of hot and humid territory and certainly hospitable to the ticks that carry Lyme-causing bacteria — gets off relatively easy.