Want to know the facts? Here are just a few facts that we have chosen to highlight for the challenge. Children are at the highest risk of contracting Lyme Disease and are more vulnerable to central nervous system infections.
Over 40% percent of patients with chronic Lyme disease reported that they currently are unable to work because of Lyme disease. This compares with 6% of the US population who are unable to work due to illness. Source: lymedisease.org, PeerJ
Your Lyme iGuide - Fighting the scourge that is Lyme. You will find valuable resources, blogs, articles and more - all about Lyme. Here are a few interesting facts about Lyme: - Fewer than 50% of patients with Lyme disease recall a tick bite. - Fewer than 50% of patients with Lyme disease recall any rash. - There are 5 subspecies of Borrelia burgdorferi, over 100 strains in the US, and 300 strains worldwide.