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Climate change in Pa. is increasing risk of Lyme disease, other tick-borne illnesses

Lyme disease can cause a raft of medical issues, including facial palsy, severe neck and headaches, and arthritis.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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New film describes journey through Lyme Disease

The Monster Inside Me premieres at Midtown Cinema in Harrisburg April 26
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Pennsylvanians warned to be on the lookout for ticks

Rare but dangerous Deer Tick Virus showing up in Pa.
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Lyme disease and COVID: How to tell symptoms apart as Pa. hits peak tick season

Epidemiologists worry people might confuse some Lyme disease symptoms — fevers, body aches, chills, headaches — for signs of the coronavirus and miss the window of treatment.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

How to protect yourself from ticks and the diseases they transmit

Also on the program: UFO theories now mainstream and some feel the government has evidence

By Merideth Bucher/WITF