Lyme and Co-infections Articles


  1. “The latest surge: A growing population of ticks in Michigan,” Brittany Flowers., May 25, 2021 (Click Here).
  2. “Ticks that cause Lyme disease as plentiful near beaches as in the woods,” Linda Carroll. NBC News, April 23, 2021 (Click Here).
  3. “The lone star tick could soon be colonizing a backyard near you,” Jen Christensen. CNN, December 4, 2019, (Click Here).
  4. “Lyme Disease Is Baffling, Even to Experts,” Meghan O’Rourke. The Atlantic, September 2019 (Click Here). 
  5. “Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know,” Rachel Nall, MSN, CRNA. Medical News Today, May 20, 2019 (Click Here). 
  6. “Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome Cases Are on the Rise, and Doctors Don’t Know Why,” Kashmira Gander. Newsweek, May 15, 2019, (Click Here).
  7. “A Reality of Lyme Disease We Need to Talk About,” Amy T. Yahoo Lifestyle, May 14, 2019, (Click Here).
  8. “Those deer on your lawn? They’re delivering disease-ridden ticks to your doorstep,” Josh Hafner. USA Today, May 7, 2019 (Click Here).
  9. “Lyme disease has now spread to all 50 states, report finds.” CBS News, August 7, 2018 (Click Here). 
  10. “An Invasive New Tick Is Spreading in the U.S.,” Donald G. McNeil Jr. The New York Times, August 6, 2018 (Click Here).
  11. “Zika, Lyme drive big increase in bug-borne disease in U.S.,” Maggie Fox. NBC News, May 01, 2018 (Click Here).
  12. “Lyme disease can persist even after treatment, Tulane study finds,” Maria Clark. Times-Picayune, December 14, 2017 (Click Here). 
  13. “Missouri woman dies after contracting rare tick-borne Bourbon virus,” Jennifer Earl. CBSNews, July 12, 2017 (Click Here). 
  14. Lyme Awareness Month, David Michael Conner. The Huffington Post,
    1. “What the Media Don’t Tell You About Lyme Disease (But Should),” April 26, 2017 (Click Here). 
    2. “The Lyme Wars: Meet the Players,” May 01, 2017 (Click Here).
    3. “Lyme Disease: A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma,” May 2, 2017 (Click Here).
    4. “Lyme Loonies, Part 1: When People With Lyme Disease Are Crazy,” May 4, 2017 (Click Here).
    5. “Lyme Loonies, Part 2: When Mental Illness Is Physical Illness,” May 5, 2017 (Click Here). 
  15. “Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus,” Susan Scutti. CNN, May 3, 2017 (Click Here). 
    • The Lyme pathogen is just one of the many carried by ticks–and the Powassan virus may be the worst.
  16. “Unanimous legislative approval for bill on Lyme Disease treatment,” O. Kay Henderson. Radio Iowa, March 22, 2017 (Click Here).
    • The personal experience with Lyme of several lowa  representatives prompts a change allow long-term use of antibiotics.
  17. “Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.,” Michaeleen Doucleff and Jane Greenhalgh. NPR, March 11, 2017 (Click Here).
  18. “Legislation highlights divisions on Lyme disease,” Felice J. Freyer. The Boston Globe, July 28, 2016 (Click Here). 
  19. “New Bacteria Discovered That Can Cause Lyme Disease,” David Mills. Healthline News, February 8, 2016 (Click Here).
    • A new bacteria is found to have caused Lyme disease is a small population of patients at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
  20. “Lyme disease–carrying ticks are now in half of all U.S. counties,” Claire Asher. Science, January 18, 2016 (Click Here).
    • In 2013, the CDC adjusted the rate of Lyme disease ten-fold, (see below), but maintained that the disease was not “more geographically widespread.” This article updates the range of ticks that carry Lyme disease.
  21. “CDC: Lyme disease rates 10 times higher than previously reported,” CBSNEWS, August 19, 2013 (Click Here).
    • This article from 2013 reflects the growing recognition of Lyme disease.