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Posted by CNancarrow on 26 Feb 2008 at 05:23 GMT

molecular mechanism of immunosuppression by tick salivary proteins might provide innovative strategies to combat Lyme disease or other tick-borne illnesses and could lead to the development of novel anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressive drugs.
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What other innovative strategies are known to combat Lyme disease and other vector-borne diseases?