Lothians MSP backs campaign to tackle Lyme disease – The Edinburgh Reporter

Lothian MSP Miles Briggs backs a campaign to tackle the increase in people contracting the potentially lethal countryside virus Lyme disease in Scotland.

The number of cases of Lyme disease in Scotland last year was 238, an increase of 42% on the previous year.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread through tick bites and can leave its victims with debilitating fatigue and muscle pain.

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