Lyme Disease

A floodwater mosquito (Credit: CBS)

With Warmer Weather, Risks Increase For West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease

The Illinois Department of Health says warm weather means the onset of West Nile Virus, carried by mosquitoes, and a slew of insect-related diseases, carried by ticks.



Warmer Weather Means Increased Threat Of Lyme Disease

Health experts are warning that the warmer weather coming this spring brings ticks and the very real danger of Lyme disease.



Lyme Disease Cases On The Rise In Lake County

Health officials in Lake County are warning residents about a tiny insect creating a big health scare.



Tick-Borne Illnesses On The Rise In McHenry County

Tick-born illnesses have been on the rise in McHenry County for the past few years – and officials there are asking people to at least do one simple thing: take a shower.



Lyme Disease Outbreak Strikes Indiana Lakefront Town

The Indiana State Department of Health is warning residents of the Ogden Dunes community along Lake Michigan to take precautions in avoiding a surge in Lyme disease.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011