Hany Elsheikha has published an interesting article on Lyme disease https://theconversation.com/lyme-disease-a-ticking-time-bomb-57844 This disease continues to receive media attention so Vet practices are likely to receive queries from worried pet owners. Confirmed human cases continue to rise year on year in the UK with Public Health England reporting another rise in 2015. This in part will be due to increased awareness but also a genuine increase in incidence so accurate prevention advice needs to be given for pets and the public to reduce disease, while not causing undue alarm.
Lyme disease: a ticking time bomb
How a microbe from the ice age could wreck your life - and how to protect yourself.