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What causes Lyme Disease?

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Lyme disease is caused by bacteria spread through the bite of the tiny black-legged deer tick found in the Eastern and Central U.S., and the western black-legged tick on the West Coast. The riskiest months for Lyme disease are May through September, when young ticks are most likely to bite.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 08, 2018

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 08, 2018

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