Lyme disease: The other epidemic no one is talking about
As articles about the coronavirus pandemic flood my Facebook feed and the numbers of people sick and dead climb, I am experiencing deja vu.
l first felt the dread associated with dealing with an epidemic 20 years ago, when I was 11 years old and living with my family of six in a wooded, suburban neighbourhood in North Potomac, Maryland. It was the year 2000, and one morning my mother shouted uncharacteristically from her bedroom down the hall. Startled, I raced in to find her confronting her reflection in the bathroom mirror.