What is Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, of which there are 300 strains globally. Humans typically become infected with Lyme after being bitten by a blacklegged tick (deer tick). However, fewer than 50% of people infected with Lyme disease recall being bitten by a tick. The classic sign of an early, localized […]