Canada: Interactive maps developed to track data on ticks

“With the arrival of spring and warmer weather the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) is hoping you will give some consideration to the spread of Lyme disease and the ticks that carry it.

May is Lyme disease awareness month.

Reliable statistics are not yet available in Canada but a recent American study by the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention increased their estimates of infection to 476,000 people per year. That easily makes Lyme the most prevalent vector-borne disease on this continent.” …

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