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Global warming is pushing Canada to an epidemic of Lyme disease

Global warming is pushing Canada to an epidemic of Lyme disease

Global warming is pushing Canada to an epidemic of Lyme disease

Canadian epidemiologists warn anyone who is going to get out of town or do landscaping. According to the latest Health Protection Agency, the country is on the verge of a serious outbreak of Lyme disease, the tick-borne, reports Global TV.

First symptoms of the disease may be fever, headache, fatigue, and rash. Next disease sometimes affects the joints, heart, nervous system, eyes. If diagnosed at an early stage of the disease, the symptoms are removed by antibiotics.

Otherwise, the disease moves to the advanced stage – chronic. Chronic Lyme disease is threatening disability and death. Usually because of illness in patients diagnosed with arthritis, osteoporosis, lymphocytes, atrophy of the skin.

Experts recognize British Columbia: in Canada, few doctors can identify the disease at an early stage. With treatment, all is even more complicated. Some patients are encouraged to go to the USA to undergo therapy.

Dr. Perry Kendall links rise in casualties from Lyme disease and epidemiology neraduzhnye forecasts the global warming. And in this regard, the deputy of the "Green" Elizabeth May calls on the Government to speed mode develop a national strategy to combat Lyme disease.