Comparing Lyme and Malaria Management in the United States

The Entomological Society of America released a fact sheet comparing the response to malaria in the United States with the response to Lyme disease. Malaria and Lyme disease are both vector-borne diseases, but malaria was eradicated in the United States in 1951, while incidence of Lyme disease has increased significantly in recent years.

The fact sheet lays out factors in the management of mosquitoes and ticks that affect our ability to eradicate these two diseases.

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