Doctors Working On Possible Breakthrough Vaccine Against Disease-Carrying Ticks, Lyme Disease“First it will K-O the bacterium inside the tick, further it will also stop the conveyor belt that gets the Lyme into you and finally, it will also block Lyme even once its inside the body,” Dr. Schutzer explained.
Deadly New Tick-Borne Illness ‘The Heartland Virus’ Is On The Rise There is no vaccine or drug that prevents or treats the virus and there is no way to test for it. The CDC said that tests are being developed and that therapy can treat some symptoms.
CDC: Lyme Disease Much More Prevalent Than Numbers IndicateAs many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
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.