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Lyme disease: is a solution on the way?

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn't more effort been put into a cure? As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had always prided himself on leading a healthy life. Like most people, he thought very little when he was bitten by a tick on a camping holiday close to home in Wigan in 2014, never suspecting that this tiny bite would unleash an infection in his body that would one day leave him permanently incapacitated.
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