Local Authorities Erecting Signs In Bid To Raise Awareness About Lyme Disease

It's the fastest growing vector borne disease.

An Irish volunteer group is attempting to launch a national campaign to inform the public on Lyme disease.

The bacterial infection is the fastest growing vector borne disease - meaning one spread by the likes of mosquitos, ticks or flies - globally.

Tick Talk Ireland want a public awareness campaign to be rolled out to healthcare settings, like hospitals and doctor surgeries.

Independent TD, Seán Canney, says Laois, Galway and Kilkenny county council have erected signs in their public parks on the disease:

Read More: Call For More Awareness Of Lyme Disease Around Ireland

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