Banking giant JPMorgan’s multibillion-dollar trading loss is blamed on an executive’s absence due to Lyme disease. And a mild winter has some scientists predicting a busy tick season ahead. A panel of experts discuss how the infection is contracted, why it’s often misdiagnosed and the most effective treatment options.
William Schaffner is a Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Thomas Mather is a Professor of Public Health Entomology at the University of Rhode Island. He is based in Kingston, Rhode Island.