Schumer Calls For More Research Into Tick-Borne DiseasesThe Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act would help combat the new and growing epidemic, Schumer's office said in a release.
New Tick-Borne Illness Could Be Worse Than Lyme DiseaseA new disease spread by deer ticks has already infected 100,000 New Yorkers since the state first started keeping track.
N.J. Woman Becomes First In U.S. Diagnosed With New Deer Tick DiseaseAnna Felix, 81, of Kingwood Township, said she feared her lymphoma had returned or she might have dementia when she started getting weak and confused and lost 30 pounds.

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