MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate is preparing to approve a package of bills designed to combat Lyme disease.

The average number of Lyme disease cases in Wisconsin has more than doubled over the last decade. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Wisconsin had the fourth-highest number of confirmed cases among all 50 states in 2017 at 1,794 incidents.

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