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Lyme Disease: It’s Not the Deer’s Fault

If you think deer play an important role in the spread of Lyme disease, think again.

If you think deer play an important role in the spread of Lyme disease, think again.

New studies, reported in the Times, indicate that small mammals like white-footed mice are crucial to the prevalence of Lyme.

And “birds are also major carriers of Lyme disease bacteria and might be even more significant carriers than rodents because of the distances they can easily travel.” Here’s the story.

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