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Plum Island

A gem in the sea

By Jane Fasullo*

Resources

1 - https://publichealth.yale.edu/article.aspx?id=15651 published August 28, 2017

     and from the “history” section of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyme_disease

 

2 – Hall, Stephen S (November 2011). "Iceman Autopsy". National Geographic. Archived from the original on 19 October 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2011.

 

3 - Summerton N (1995). "Lyme disease in the eighteenth century". BMJ. 311 (7018): 1478. doi:10.1136/bmj.311.7018.1478

 

4 - information extracted from Wikipedia and confirmed by current members of the Southold Historical Society. A video created by the Bay Area Lyme disease Center in California confirming this information can be found at https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=history+of+lyme+disease&view=detail&mid=61B884463D6082D3C75F61B884463D6082D3C75F&FORM=VIRE