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It’s time for a new Lyme Disease vaccine

In recent years, there has been a renewed general acceptance that vaccinations are safe and the benefits greatly outweigh the potential risks involved. However, the failure of the Lyme disease vaccine is an excellent example of how influential public opinion can be and why a loud, informed, and unified voice from the health community is crucial to protect the public from preventable and costly illness. It is time for the public to also work towards the prevention of this epidemic disease. It is time for a new Lyme vaccine.