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Lyme disease is caused by the microbe Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans from feeding ticks.
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a protein that may help give Lyme disease its bite.
Veterinarians and industry experts concerned with the spread of tick-borne diseases announced today the results of a disturbing study that found tick populations are not only increasing in number, but also in reach across the United States.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.