Along with widely publicized cases of Lyme disease and whooping
cough, Maine has seen a rise in illnesses associated with drug use and
unprotected sex, according to a new report.
Rates of hepatitis C, a liver disease that recently broke out at a New Hampshire hospital,
are ticking up, though many carriers don’t even know they have it,
according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2011 report on infectious disease.