Comments for: Lyme disease increasing in Maine

Posted July 12, 2009, at 10:42 a.m.

AUGUSTA | State health officials report back-to-back increases in confirmed or probable cases of Lyme disease in 2007 and 2008. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said there were more than 900 cases of the tick-borne illness in humans last year, an increase of 72 percent. CDC …

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