Could genetically engineered mice reduce Lyme disease? (via PBS NewsHour)

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.

Source: PBS NewsHour