Lyme disease: as cases rise, author details prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Cases of Lyme disease have grown exponentially in Ontario in the last decade, especially in the Kingston and Thousand Islands region. In 2010, only 88 cases were reported in all of Ontario, but that increased to 1159 reported cases in 2019 (the last year for which data is available), with 285

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6 things to know about Lyme Disease

Due to climate change and land use, cases of Lyme disease have gone up 600 per cent in Ontario between 2009 and 2016. Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) is a very high-risk region for Lyme disease, with a rate 20 times higher than the provincial rate.  According to the

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Ticks and Lyme disease: What you need to know

  The arrival of the warm weather means it’s time to keep an eye out for disease-carrying black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks. In response, the City is rolling out phase two of a repellent pilot project, testing an all-natural garlic-based tick and mosquito spray in some city parks.

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