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Lyme Disease: How Do 30,000 Cases Jump to 300,000?

Posted on 08/20/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthOops. Guess there’s been a little miscounting when it comes to Lyme disease. It’s really 10 times more common than we thought. Not 30,000 cases a year, but 300,000, according to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Kudos to the CDC for making this concerted effort to find out the complete scope of this insidious, tick-borne disease. It comes, however, after  years of controversy over Lyme, including patients complaining that doctors didn’t fully understand it, …