Articles

  1. “Missouri woman dies after contracting rare tick-borne Bourbon virus,” Jennifer Earl. CBSNews, July 12, 2017 (CLICK HERE). 
  2. 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). 
  3. “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.
  4. “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.
  5. “Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.,” Michaeleen Doucleff and Jane Greenhalgh. NPR, March 11, 2017 (CLICK HERE).
  6. “Legislation highlights divisions on Lyme disease,” Felice J. Freyer. The Boston Globe, July 28, 2016 (CLICK HERE). 
  7. “New Bacteria Discovered That Can Cause Lyme Disease,” David Mills. Healthline News, February 8, 2016 (CLICK HERE).
    • A new bactteria is found to have caused Lyme disease is a small population of patients at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
  8. “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.
  9. “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.