Lyme disease isn't going away soon. Government should step in
New Jersey On-Line -

We are in the midst of a growing scourge of sickness from ticks. And government and medicine are ill-prepared.

By Mary Beth Pfeiffer

This is the year of tiny eight-legged vampires. Ticks.

The first new tick species in 50 years turned up in Hunterdon County and six other states. Another tick from the South that causes a dangerous meat allergy is firmly entrenched in the Garden State. Tick-borne illnesses doubled in a decade, the government announced, and hit...


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