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Disease more dangerous than Lyme disease rising - Nov. 13, 2017

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a tick-borne disease is rising in the state this year and it is a disease that is more dangerous than Lyme disease. Health officials say cases of the flu-like anaplasmosis are on the rise this year, up to 433 cases this year. The Portland Press Herald reports it is a large increase from five years ago when it was only 52 cases a year.