He helped England win the Rugby World Cup in 2003 and is a familiar face to fans of Strictly Come Dancing. Matt Dawson was a fit and healthy Londoner until he was bitten by a tick in his local park. He contracted Lyme disease. The infection was so severe he needed heart surgery. He’s been talking to Sarah Harris about why we need to be aware of the dangers of tick bites especially in a city like London.

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