The latest news on Lyme disease
The way to prevent Lyme disease is to avoid deer ticks.
The onset of symptoms can occur within three to 30 days of a tick bite.
Lyme disease can be difficult to diagnose because many of its symptoms mimic those of other conditions.
About 20,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the CDC every year.
Nearly all Lyme disease patients can be effectively treated with appropriate antibiotic therapy.