On Lyme Disease in Japan

On Lyme Disease in Japan

“Its a bit of a challenge to diagnose...Classic feature is an ecpanding bullseye rash at point of tick bite..Only a minority of ticks carry lime and they tend to occur in specific geographical areas..Message is:wear suitable clothing if hiking check for ticks on return..Ticks require time to transmit infection..Dont know risks in japan..For urban dwellers who dont hike...no risk at all..Now youre an expert..”

– from a doctor

lyme

Pictured: a map of Lyme Disease in Japan

 

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Writer and teacher in Japan
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