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I found an embedded tick in my thigh December 1st 2011. I emailed the Vermont Lyme Network with pics of my bullseye rash and they gave me th...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Family shares man's story in hopes of raising awareness of fatal heart effects of Lyme disease | CTV News

Family shares man's story in hopes of raising awareness of fatal heart effects of Lyme disease | CTV News: A Manitoba family is sharing the story of Samuel, a healthy 37-year-old father who died from complications of Lyme disease, in the hopes of raising awareness of the rare severe cardiac outcomes that can result from the tick-borne illness.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Valneva's Lyme Disease Vaccine Gets Pfizer’s Backing in €284M Deal

Valneva's Lyme Disease Vaccine Gets Pfizer’s Backing in €284M Deal: The French biotech Valneva will collaborate with Pfizer to develop and commercialize Valneva’s phase II-stage Lyme disease vaccine candidate. The deal they signed is expected to help compensate for the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Valneva’s financial outlook for 2020. The latest alliance will pool Valneva’s vaccine R&D expertise with Pfizer’s vast drug development resources. If approved, the vaccine could become the first on the market for the tick-borne Lyme disease since SmithKline Beecham's (now GlaxoSmithKline) vaccine LYMErix was withdrawn in 2002.  According to the terms of the deal, Valneva will receive a total of €284M ($308M) in cash

How coronavirus puts Lyme disease patients at risk, according to an expert | Fox News

How coronavirus puts Lyme disease patients at risk, according to an expert | Fox News: Why Lyme disease patients could be at a higher risk for severe infection should they contract the novel coronavirus, according to an expert.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month

6 Signs You Have Lyme Disease and How to Treat It: Lyme disease is a life altering autoimmune disorder. It is generally passed to people through tick bites, so people who are outdoors often

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Painless swelling of external ear - A rare manifestation of Lyme disease

Painless swelling of external ear - A rare manifestation of Lyme disease: Dr Allison Remiker and colleagues at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, USA have reported a case of Lyme disease presenting as swelling of external ear . The case has been ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

I wonder what his answers were

TOUCHED BY LYME: Senators ask NIAID's Fauci pointed questions about Lyme: Seven senators from states heavily impacted by Lyme disease ask the NIAID director what precisely he intends to do about Lyme disease.

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