MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Surveillance Summaries, November 10, 2017 [open pdf - 780KB]
Alternate Title: Surveillance for Lyme Disease - United States, 2008-2015
"Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vectorborne disease in the United States but is geographically focal. The majority of Lyme disease cases occur in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and upper Midwest regions. Lyme disease can cause varied clinical manifestations, including erythema migrans, arthritis, facial palsy, and carditis. Lyme disease occurs most commonly among children and older adults, with a slight predominance among males."
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html/
MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (November 10, 2017), v.66 no.22