Book Review: Lyme Disease: Why It’s Spreading, How It Makes You Sick, and What to Do about It

Lyme Disease: Why It’s Spreading, How It Makes You Sick, and What to Do about It

by Alan G. Barbour

I found this book, owned by the Eastern Shores Library System (Wisconsin), to be an engaging and thorough analysis of one of the most mysterious, debilitating, and fastest growing infectious diseases in the world. In a somewhat dry yet readable fashion, the author provides a comprehensive, up-to-date explanation in layman’s terms of the medical history, etiology, epidemiology, symptoms and treatments of Lyme disease, as well as balanced coverage of the political bifurcation in the medical world regarding its treatment, which the author refers to as “Earth” and “Twin Earth.”

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