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Lyme disease-carrying ticks now in almost half of US

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    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM Virus
    Published on Jan 28, 2016
    Lyme disease has been around since the 1970s.

    It was first spotted in Lyme, Connecticut, hen

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    PROVIDED BY CNNNEXT.COM Virus
    Published on Jan 28, 2016
    Lyme disease has been around since the 1970s.

    It was first spotted in Lyme, Connecticut, hence its name.

    That happens to be right near Plum Island, where the US government conducted secret experiments in an Animal Disease Center.

    Many believe a conspiracy theory that the government is responsible for creating Lyme disease.

    No matter what its origin, though, new research published in the Journal of Medical Entomology reveals that Lyme carrying ticks have spread to over 45% of all US counties.

    Whatever its origin, Lyme disease appears to be growing.

    The Resident discusses.

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