Maine's hot, dry summer keeping Lyme ...

Maine's hot, dry summer keeping Lyme bearing ticks at bay

The Northeastern states - which are some of the worst for Lyme in the U.S., posing a hazard to residents and vacationers alike - are still totaling the number of Lyme cases from the summer months, and there will likely be more in the fall. But preliminary indicators show the disease abating, and public health authorities are finding fewer deer ticks, state officials and researchers said.

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