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Tuesday, 4 April, 2023

White-tailed deer blood neutralizes Lyme disease — Earth.com

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi which is transmitted to humans and other animals through the bites of infected ticks. It is currently the most common vector-borne disease in the United States, infecting approximately 476,000 individuals each year and sometimes causing severe disease and even death.

A team of scientists led by the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC) has recently discovered that the blood of white-tailed deer efficiently kills the bacteria causing this frequently debilitating illness, a finding that could lead to new strategies of prevention and treatment.

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