Over 30,000 Lyme disease cases are reported to the CDC annually. Lyme disease, which is carried by ticks, can lead to numerous debilitating health conditions and even death. This data slice describes the geographic distribution of Lyme disease in the U.S. from 2009-2018 and summarizes prevention strategies.
Lyme Disease, Public Health, Spatial Distribution
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Environmental Public Health | Place and Environment
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Helander, Mary E., "Lyme Disease in the U.S.: Where is Risk Highest?" (2021). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 132.
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