durland fish http://ripr.org en New tick-borne disease discovered in New England http://ripr.org/post/new-tick-borne-disease-discovered-new-england <p>The bacteria is called Borrelia miyamotoi, and, like Lyme disease, it hitches a ride in ticks. I'll have more on this in the coming days, but here's a heads up on some of the more unique features of this bug.</p><p>This bacteria can cause something like the flu, or a fever that just keeps coming back. You might have had it and not known it, or had it along side Lyme. Common antibiotics can cure it. But if your immune system is already weak, it could lead to some neurological damage.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:12:42 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8864 at http://ripr.org New tick-borne disease discovered in New England