As Lyme Disease Increases In NH, Researchers Offer Sly Solution

In 2015, according to the most recent data, more than 28,000 people had confirmed cases of Lyme in the country. In New Hampshire, there 436 confirmed cases and another 93 probable. Might not sound like much, but in 2005 that number was a measly 265. Pennsylvania was the hardest-hit state, with 7,351 cases in 2015, compared with 4,287 a decade earlier. That’s a rate of 57.4 infections per 100,000 people.

But a new study may point to a promising approach to fighting the spread of the disease and help explain why it has been on the rise. And it all comes down to foxes. | More…

| Patch

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