# Health

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My text book says Lyme Disease is a
bacterial illness. So,is Lyme disease
caused by a virus or a parasite?
I'm thinking its caused by a parasite.

Right. The ticks that carry the bacteria are parasites.

http://arthritis.webmd.com/tc/Lyme-Disease-Cause

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Its a bacterial illness that is carried by ticks, they are the carriers not the cause

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