Ottawa sees summer's first cases of lyme disease - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Steven Fischer, CBC News Ottawa, August 1, 2016

Ottawa Public Health is warning people to take precautions this summer to prevent bites from deer ticks, insects that can potentially transmit a debilitating disease.

Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in Canada and OPH says that so far this summer, 10 people in Ottawa have become infected.