When Lyme Kills
The extremely rare complication you should know about
This story is part of “Tickpocalypse,” a multi-part special report.
Joseph Elone just felt tired at first, like he wasn’t sleeping well. A 17-year-old high-school student from upstate Poughkeepsie, New York, Joseph was a quiet but popular science whiz and electric-guitar lover who had just finished a summer environmental…