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Q: Has there ever been a case of Lyme disease reported in the Payson area?

A: There have been no documented, locally acquired cases of Lyme disease in Gila County. Most cases of Lyme disease in the state were acquired back East, said Matthew Bollinger, epidemiologist for Gila, Graham and Greenlee counties.

Q: Has fish called tilapia been recalled from the shelves of American grocery stores?

A: No, said Gila County epidemiologist Matt Bollinger. A shipment from China was recalled in May, before it could be unloaded.

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