EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTE FOR BETTER DIAGNOSIS OF LYME DISEASE

A number of Irish MEP’s have welcomed a European Parliament vote calling better diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

The bacterial infection is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world, spread by ticks – with the HSE estimating up to 200 cases here each year.

Sinn Fein’s Lynn Boylan is calling on the HSE and the National Parks and Wildlife Services to roll out a Tick Aware campaign.

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