Op-Ed

September 17, 2012 12:00 AM

Lyme disease, deer ticks no longer rare in Kentucky

I can tell you, from personal experience, that Lyme disease is already a problem in Kentucky and has been for many years. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and, therefore, the medical community at large, has stubbornly, at least until recently, refused to acknowledge a growing epidemic that is spread by the so-called deer tick.

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