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Black-legged tick in Sudbury area tests positive for bacteria causing Lyme disease

It's the first to test positive this season

June 10, 2020
By CBC News


The Sudbury area has confirmed its first positive test this season for a black-legged tick carrying the bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. Typical symptoms of a tick bite include a bull’s eye-shaped rash, fever, headache and muscle pain. Left untreated Lyme disease can cause heart problems and issues with joints and the nervous system.