New Tick-Borne Disease Found In The U.S.

January 20, 2013

New Tick-Borne Disease Found In The U.S.

A new infection causes by ticks that is extremely similar to Lyme disease has been found in 18 people in southern New England and upstate New York. The unnamed disease has been confirmed in humans for the first time by researchers from Yale University who published their findings in the New England Journal of Medicine. The report suggests that this new sickness could be infecting more than 4,300 Americans a year with flu-like symptoms and relapsing fevers. Luckily, one dosage of antibiotics seems capable of eliminating the disease…


Health News from Medical News Today / Sat, 19 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT