Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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A study shows it's possible warmer water temperatures and a milder climate have contributed to increased cases of Legionnaires' disease and Lyme disease.

The second annual Multidisciplinary Lyme Disease Symposium will be held May 5, at the Veterans Memorial Performing Arts Center in Andover, Ohio.

This past summer and well into the fall, with all the factors right for an enormous proliferation of ticks, has found us sharing knowledge gleaned over many years whether we wanted it or not.

The blacklegged tick is the primary carrier of Lyme disease, an infectious disease caused by the bite of an infected tick that can cause fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches and joint pain.

Research suggests prolonged impact of the tick-borne illness in some patients is greater and more widespread than previously understood.

Warmer weather is finally here and with the rising temperatures comes the emergence of ticks that may carry dangerous diseases, and are now looking to feed.

The tick, a vector for Lyme Disease, was thought to be rarely found in Ohio and so the threat of Lyme Disease to Ohio residents was very low. However, surveys over the past couple of years are finding populations of the blacklegged tick present throughout Ohio.
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