Friday, January 23, 2009

For the picture to the right:
As Professor Latto was saying earlier today in class, Lyme Disease is much more prevalent on the East Coast. I came across this cartoon and thought it quite appropriate to today's lecture about coastal differences for the disease.
If the picture isn't large enough you can use this link:

For the picture to the left:
The risk to humans for Lyme disease is determined by:
1. Density of nymphal ticks
2. Infection prevalence in nymphal ticks
3. Human behavior
The cartoon to the left is a humorous example of how human behavior could affect your encounters with Lyme disease.

1 comment:

Rachel Jones said...

Haha, I loved those comics!