Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight: Study points toward new ways to prevent disease transmission 

As Lyme disease increases, researchers have taken a significant step toward finding new ways to prevent its transmission. The experts, who include a pioneer in Lyme disease discovery, have sequenced the genome of the animal carrying the bacteria that causes the illness. The advance provides a launching pad for fresh approaches to stopping Lyme disease from infecting people.

Source: Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight: Study points toward new ways to prevent disease transmission — ScienceDaily

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