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Fox 9 TV Minnesota: Tick bite proves fatal for Minnesota man

June 30th, 2016 (KMSP) – There’s yet another reason to protect yourself from tick bites this summer. Health officials are warning people about a disease that can stop your heart. Steve Stolz noticed something was wrong with his heart while he was walking up a hill. “It should be fine and something doesn’t feel right,” he remembered thinking. … Watch Continues →

Hamilton scientist who discovered cause of Lyme disease dies

November 19, 2014 10:00 pm HAMILTON – To the world, Willy Burgdorfer will always be remembered as the scientist who discovered the cause of Lyme disease. In Hamilton, the former Rocky Mountain Laboratories scientist will be remembered as a patient and kind mentor to the researchers who followed in his footsteps, as well as a community member always willing to share Continues →

Three Sudden Cardiac Deaths Associated with Lyme Carditis — United States, November 2012–July 2013

December 13, 2013 / 62(49);993-996 Lyme disease* is a multisystem illness caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete transmitted by certain species of Ixodes ticks. Approximately 30,000 confirmed and probable cases of Lyme disease were reported in the United States in 2012, primarily from high-incidence states in the Northeast (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Continues →