Lyme Disease Is On The Rise In Pennsylvania, Abroad

July 7, 2008

Doctors have come out and stated that lyme disease is on the rise in Pennsylvania and across the U.S.Doctors have come out and stated that lyme disease is on the rise in Pennsylvania and across the U.S....Boston (ChattahBox) – Doctors have come out and stated that lyme disease is on the rise in Pennsylvania and across the U.S.

The PinnacleHealth system has revealed that they have reported 2 to 4 cases of Lyme disease this year thus far, for a total of around 50 cases.

Warmer weather, combined with people spending more time outside has caused the increase in the disease.

The CDC stated that in 2006, Pennsylvania reported over 3,000 cases of Lyme disease, the second highest among states in the U.S. behind only New York.


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