What is Babesiosis? A rare tick-borne disease is on the rise in the Northeast


Cases of babesiosis, a tick-borne illness, are on the rise throughout the northeast, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Lyme Disease isn’t the only tick-driven illness that residents of the northeast should worry about. The CDC says cases of Babesiosis, which can cause flu-like symptoms, are on the rise in 8 states.

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