The Lyme Epidemic

 

Great article on Lyme disease and how to avoid it in Lehigh Valley Marketplace featuring St. Luke’s infectious disease expert Jeffrey Jahre, MD.  Researchers have estimated that deer ticks infect over 300,000 Americans with Lyme disease every single year. Pennsylvania has led the country with cases of Lyme for the past three years, and the Lehigh Valley is one of the larger density areas. St. Luke’s infectious disease expert, Jeffrey Jahre, MD, sheds light on Lyme disease and gives tips on how to avoid getting bitten by a tick. Read more.