On Monday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Lyme disease is a "tremendous" public health problem, infecting 10 times more Americans than reports have suggested. New estimates suggest that 300,000 people are infected with the illness every year, making it the most common tick-borne illness.
We've compiled several resources for those interested in learning more about the disease.
Victoria Arocho / AP
FILE - This is a March 2002 file photo of a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported, health officials said Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/ Victoria Arocho, File)
First published August 19 2013, 2:06 PM