Weather Changes, Birds May Have an Impact on Lyme Disease Spread

February 28, 2015 1:34 PM

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Weather Changes, Birds May Have an Impact on Lyme Disease Spread

Reports of Lyme disease in birds in California have substantially increased as learned in a new study. The fact that there is a notable increase in Lyme disease is a cause of concern though it is most commonly reported tick borne infection in the United States is not necessarily surprising.

Birds are the species which can most easily spread the infection and as such understanding the role of birds in the habitat of the tick is very important.

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