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The dangers of Lyme disease

Season 2024 Episode 141 | 6m 51s

As many as 476,000 people in the U.S. contract Lyme disease each year, according to the CDC. For most people, symptoms go away after two to four weeks of antibiotics, but five to 10 percent of patients have debilitating, long-term symptoms. To discuss, Ali Rogin is joined by Lindsay Keys, who’s been battling the disease for years, all while advocating for more awareness and research.

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