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Over 50 Million tick bites are noticed annually in Europe alone and more than 200'000 new Lyme infections occur in Europe, 40'000 in the US.
    
Lyme-Disease: Cause & Symptoms

Infected ticks transfer bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. These bacteria are entering the skin of the subject during the ticks blood meal and may cause Lyme-disease.

Infections occur throughout Europe, the US (the disease was in fact first reported in the town Old Lyme, Connecticut, hence referred to as Lyme-Disease), Canada, Africa, Asia and other regions with Northern Hemisphere Climate.

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 Geographical distribution or reported Lyme disease cases.
    



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