Monthly Archives: February 2016

New Species Of Lyme Disease Bacteria Discovered

The discovery of a new species of bacteria (Borrelia mayonii) that causes Lyme disease was recently reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and state health officials. Until now, only one other species, Borrelia burgdorferi, was believed to cause Lyme disease in North America. Researchers at the […]


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