Ottawa camp warns kids as cases of Lyme disease increase - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Matthew Kupfer, CBC News Ottawa, August 9, 2017

More people are taking precautions as the number of Lyme disease cases in Ottawa rises.There have been 61 cases of Lyme disease reported in Ottawa since May. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) determined the city an at-risk area for Lyme disease, with more than one in five ticks testing positive for the disease in 2016.

There were 34 cases in the month of July and 21 in June.

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