Officials warn of new Lyme disease-like ailment

The tick bite disease mirorr images that of

The tick bite disease mirorr images that of Lyme disease, according to health officials. (July 2, 2013 7:41 AM)

Health officials are warning anyone who gets bit by a tick to be aware that you may end up with a new disease.

The new illness is a lot like Lyme disease with recurring fevers.

According to Newsday, many people who think they have Lyme disease actually have Borrelia miyamotoi.

Doctors say both diseases are treated with antibiotics.

However, unlike Lyme disease, the new illness...

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