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What is Lyme Disease?

What is Lyme Disease?

27 June 2018

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 […]

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Learn Who We Are And What We Do

Our organization is made up of people either suffering from Lyme disease or have someone close to them who is suffering. We are a charity that works to change the lives of people affected by Lyme disease. By capturing the compassion and commitment of those willing to work together, we hope to ease the suffering […]

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