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Phyllis Mervine

Jefferson Award winner Phyllis Mervine hunts for ticks carrying Lyme disease. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Leads Battle Against Lyme Disease

A bite from a tick carrying Lyme disease can have life-altering consequences. For this week’s Jefferson Award winner, it pushed her to help others with the infection.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011