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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

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Why One Plant May Be Fueling the Spread of Lyme Disease

Why One Plant May Be Fueling the Spread of Lyme Disease

Ever heard of a Japanese barberry plant? It's a small shrub, common in home and commercial landscaping. Acres of it grow wild in tri-state woods. Deer avoid it.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Lyme Disease by the Numbers: A Disturbing Trend

Lyme Disease by the Numbers: A Disturbing Trend

Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne, infectious disease in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some other facts and figures about Lyme disease, provided...

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.