Lyme disease: Older white women 'at highest risk' Older women are at most risk of contracting Lyme disease, a study suggests - and parts of southern and south-west England are "hotspots".
There are around 3,000 cases of the disease - a bacterial infection carried by ticks - each year in the UK.
But experts say everyone should become aware of the characteristic bulls-eye rash and flu-like symptoms.
More than 2,300 hospital patients with the condition were analysed between 1998 and 2015. BBC News