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Lyme disease isn't just a risk for dogs. People can get it too.

Dr. Dan Hartsell, of Country Vet in Alexandria, told of a case he has seen where a person's dog tested positive for Lyme disease, and later, the dog's owner also was found positive. He has also seen it happen the other way around. "They're both in the same environment so they're both at the same risk," he said.

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