Illness baffles doctors
CONCERNED parents of a 10-year-old girl struck down with life-threatening Lyme disease have launched a desperate appeal in a bid for vital treatment.
Mary and David Lunt are raising cash to jet off to a clinic in America in November, where daughter Esther will be able to get treated.
The condition is a bacterial infection spread to humans by infected ticks and can often be treated effectively if it is detected early on. Sufferers often experience symptoms which mimic other illnesses, making it notoriously difficult to diagnose.
Esther was bitten by a tick just before a family trip to... read more
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