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France: Chronic Lyme is real and treat with long term antibiotics.

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Inside Europe: Lyme disease on the rise in France

Lyme disease, which you get when bitten by an infected tick, has reached epidemic proportions in France. With 33,000 new officially confirmed cases last year, the government has launched an action plan to fight it. John Laurenson reports from the village of Feucherolles in central France on the spread of a disease, whose symptoms range from extreme fatigue to joint pain, memory loss and paralysis.

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