Biodiversity helps prevent Lyme disease

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The vitality and diversity of our ecosystems is essential to preventing the spread of infectious diseases caused by insects, specifically the Lyme disease virus transmitted by ticks. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that can affect any organ or system in the body and has been spreading faster than ever. In my podcast I share my struggle with Lyme, educate on it's severity, and advocate for increasing biodiversity to reduce the spread of the disease.

 

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Background music, "I Am a Man Who Will Fight for Your Honor" by Chris Zabriskie
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