Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease?

Lyme disease has become part of daily life for residents on the rural Massachusetts islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, where the tick population has exploded. Now a scientist at MIT is turning to a different culprit -- infected white-footed mice -- in an attempt to engineer a long-term solution to the problem. Special correspondent Cristina Quinn of WGBH reports.

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