Assembyman Wants NY to Fund Lyme Disease Vaccine

Written by on June 7, 2018

Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam)

A New York Assemblyman wants the state to put money toward developing a vaccine for Lyme Disease. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, who represents parts of Upstate New York, says New Yorkers must remain vigilant about Lyme disease. He says funds are needed to research a possible vaccine, which he calls an epidemic primarily affecting the northeast. Santabarbara has introduced a bill that would set aside state funds for this. He also encourages New Yorkers to learn about the disease and learn how to avoid ticks.

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