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Health Department Warns About Lyme Disease; Caused By Ticks

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A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Lyme disease is on the rise in Michigan, 10 times higher than previously reported.

Lyme disease is caused by bacteria carried and transmitted by ticks.

Local health departments are warning people to be aware of the symptoms.

9&10's Vanessa Fayz and photojournalist Jeremy Erickson spoke with a health department, and have more details on the symptoms, and prevention.