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Lyme Patients Challenge CDC, Reports the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

(GlobeNewswire) – While Zika is grabbing headlines as an emerging disease, another arthropod-borne condition, Lyme disease, remains in the shadows although it affects far more Americans, with about 300,000 new cases per year, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). The CDC states it is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S. It is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burdorferi, a type of bacteria that …