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Despite the mid-April cold snap, tick season is beginning around the D.C. metro area and that means it brings a risk for Lyme disease, according to a local doctor.
Lyme disease infection rates in this region are among the highest in the country, and the disease is beginning to show up in areas where it was seldom seen before.
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If you come down with Lyme disease, good luck getting help. The drug that's considered "first-line" treatment for Lyme Disease, is in short supply - which is bad news for folks who spend time outdoors.
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Loudoun County will be spraying for ticks in several county-owned parks over the next week as part of its effort to prevent Lyme disease.
It's the time of year again where those headed to a wooded area need to protect themselves from ticks that may carry Lyme disease.
Loudoun County's Lyme disease cases account for 25 percent of all cases in the state of Virginia.
This spring and summer could bring a lot more cases of Lyme disease, a disease ecologist says.
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Lyme disease is expected to be more prevalent this summer because of the warm winter, but doctors say diagnosing the disease remains difficult.
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