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Woman living with Lyme Disease gives advice for people to avoid the condition

It is prime tick season here in Central Pennsylvania. That means you need to focus on protecting your family from Lyme Disease.

Back in 2017, Christine Knapp went to her doctor because she just wasn’t feeling like herself.

“Brain fog had really set in. Exhaustion had set in. I could not get through a day without napping. I was starting to, frankly, lose my mind,” Knapp said.

After a battery of tests, over the course of a year, Knapp was diagnosed with Lyme Disease.

See the news story and video on WJAC TV's website here.

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May 7, 2022

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