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Lyme disease hits close to home

August 4, 2008
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Like many sufferers of Lyme disease, Canadian land surveyor Bob Doucet doesn't recall ever seeing a tick on his body. Like many others who work in the woods or fields, he was unaware of the danger that could lurk there in the form of tiny mites.

Published Tuesday July 29th, 2008

By Charlene MacKenzie

HAMPTON - When the provincial Department of Health issued an advisory July 17 urging New Brunswickers to take precautions against tick-borne Lyme disease, Bob "Dewey" Doucet felt a little vindicated. He and other New Brunswickers have been trying for years to get provincial authorities to acknowledge the disease's threat is really here.
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