- Dec 5, 2015
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year.
The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the numbers Wednesday.
Lyme disease accounted for nearly three-quarters of the illnesses. That's about 43,000 cases.
I wonder what is the cause?