Lyme disease cases more than triple in Ottawa
Ottawa & Region

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By Andrew Duffy, Ottawa Sun, June 24, 2016

Statistics show that the number of Lyme disease cases reported in Ottawa more than tripled last year, and public health officials warn the problem could get worse.

“We know the ticks are here — and we know that we have ticks that carry Lyme disease in Ottawa,” said Dr. Robin Taylor, the city’s associate medical officer of health.