Lyme disease protection: No vaccine yet, but an antibody shot could soon provide immunity | Opinion

BY: - August 5, 2021

By Mark Klempner Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of an infected tick, it can lead to heart problems, meningitis or arthritis if left untreated. It is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 475,000 people likely […]

Wolf admin. officials push for tick-borne illness awareness

BY: - July 27, 2021

“This summer, don’t let a tick make you sick,” acting Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson said Tuesday.

No time for ticks. Here’s how to stay safe on the trail | Five for Your Weekend

BY: - June 27, 2020

A new speaker, racial injustice in public schools, COVID-19 and more in this week's Five for the weekend.