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CDC: Lyme Disease affecting more widespread area

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The Centers for Disease Control say that the areas where Lyme Disease is occurring in the United States is getting bigger.
The ticks that carry the disease are typically found in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Upper-Midwestern states, but according to new research, that area has gotten bigger since the 90s.
Experts think that changes of the weather pattern my have broadened the region that the ticks can live in.

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