People with Lyme disease are increasing in Quebec, Canada

Health authorities are warning the public that there has been a steady increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in Quebec due to a resurgence of ticks over the past few years. One affected area is Montérégie, an administrative region in the southern portion of the province.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers in areas where Lyme disease occurs can reduce their risk of exposure to this disease by avoiding tick bites, whenever possible, especially when hiking or camping in fields and forests. Checking the skin daily for ticks and prompt removal of an attached tick will help to reduce the risk of infection.

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