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Lyme Disease (Borreliosis): Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Lyme disease, also known as borreliosis, is an infectious condition spread through the bite of deer ticks infected with a spiral-shaped bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme borreliosis is the leading tick borne disease in Europe and North America, though only about 1.5% of all people with a confirmed deer tick bite will develop the disease. Symptoms of Lyme Disease Generally, the tick must be attached to the skin for at least 36-48 hours to transmit […]