The CDC states for every case of Lyme disease reported
At least ten are missed!
Virginia Makes "Top 10 States" List!
In 2008 the CDC surveillance criteria used to determine if a case of Lyme disease was reportable (and other tick borne diseases) was made more restrictive, giving the false impression in some areas that there are now less cases of Lyme disease than in previous years.
Top 10 List (2010) for Lyme Disease Reported Cases Nationwide
New Jersey- 3,712
New York- 3,425
New Hampshire- 1,339
The maps below are much more reflective of the true situation and
than the CDC map of human Lyme cases.
A helpful chart and article on reported cases