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Lyme Wars: Investigating a Public Health Crisis

Lyme Wars: Investigating a Public Health Crisis

Why the response to this public health crisis is still in disarray -- as patients pay the price

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 06:24 PM EDT

Urgent Warning Ahead of Tick Season

Urgent Warning Ahead of Tick Season

A warning is being issued ahead of what is expected to be a bad season for ticks. Erica Byfield reports.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 07:10 PM EDT

Tick Activity About to Explode on Long Island

Tick Activity About to Explode on Long Island

Ticks are beginning to pop up in the woods across the tri-state. Greg Cergol reports on the risks.

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 10:38 PM EDT

Lyme Wars Part V: Doctors Sound the Alarm

Lyme Wars Part V: Doctors Sound the Alarm

Doctors are sounding the alarms to not only Lyme disease, but other tick-borne illnesses. Stefan Holt reports in the final part of News 4's 5-part series on the Lyme Wars.

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 07:36 AM EDT

Part IV -- How One Plant May Be Fueling the Spread of Lyme

Part IV -- How One Plant May Be Fueling the Spread of Lyme

Japanese barberry, an invasive plant species banned for sale in New York and Connecticut, could be making an already bad Lyme disease problem in the tri-state worse. Brian Thompson reports in the fourth edition...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:00 AM EDT

Part III -- How Scientists Work to Understand Lyme Disease

Part III -- How Scientists Work to Understand Lyme Disease

Scientists are hard at work at creating cures for Lyme Disease. Erica Byfield reports on a Johns Hopkins University research center dedicated to curing the tick-borne illness. This is the third in our five-part...

About 'The Lyme Wars'

Warring medical opinions. Funding controversy. Tens of thousands diagnosed with Lyme disease just this summer. The I-Team investigates why the medical and government response to this public health crisis is still in disarray -- as patients pay the price. Tune in for "The Lyme Wars," a special five-part series beginning on Monday, Oct. 23 on News 4 New York.