Lyme Disease: Know Your Enemy

LifeZette on Jun 20, 2016

Lyme Disease: Know Your Enemy

Summer is prime time for bug bites, but mosquitoes aren’t the only things to avoid this summer. Deer ticks carrying Lyme disease are a perennial threat — and June is peak season.

“So far it’s been a crazy summer,” Dr. Thomas Mather, director of University of Rhode Island’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease and its TickEncounter Resource Center, told LifeZette.