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States at Highest Risk for Lyme Disease: Is Yours One of Them?

minnesotaA new study by the Centers for Disease Control shows disturbing news: Lyme disease is spreading to more areas in the country. Ten years ago there were 130 counties with high risk for the disease. Now there are 260. Is your region among them? These are 12 states with high-risk counties for Lyme disease.

1Connecticut

Connecticut has long been a risk state for decades. Lyme disease was first identified there in 1975. The ENTIRE state is at risk.

11Iowa

Lyme disease has been in wooded and suburban areas of the Midwest, but it's quickly spreading in states like Iowa.

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