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Ground Breaking Recognition of Lyme Borreliosis...

Press Release by Jenna Luché-Thayer  On June 18, 2018 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases or ICD11. WHO received over 10,000 proposals for ICD11 revisions. The …MORE

New Invasive Tick Found In Connecticut

By Gregory B. Hladky, Originally published in the Hartford Courant Another invasive and disease-carrying tick has been discovered in Connecticut, but the good news is that the Asian longhorned tick preys primarily on livestock and …MORE

Identifying Vancomycin as an Effective Antibiot...

Identifying vancomycin as an effective antibiotic for killing Borrelia burgdorferi* Xiaoqian Wu, Bijaya Sharma, Samantha Niles, Kathleen O’Connor, Rebecca Schilling, Nicole Matluck, Anthony D’Onofrio, Linden T. Hu and Kim Lewis DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01201-18  August 2018 New findings from the …MORE

CDC Announces Additional funding to study Lyme ...

WASHINGTON ( ABC NEWS10) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is increasing funding for Lyme disease research by 12 percent, or a more than $1 million increase. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says …MORE

Interview: Scott Santarella Discusses GLA’...

GLA CEO Scott Santarella discusses GLA’s recent Lyme disease research grant funding milestone and how GLA’s research is impacting patients, with Tony Savino on 1490AM WGCH Radio. Below is an excerpt.   Tony Savino, WGCH: …MORE

Deaths from bacterial disease in Puerto Rico sp...

Article from CNN.com Editor’s Note: leptospirosis is a spirochete disease that Charles Chiu, MD, PhD, on our Scientifc Advisory Board, has worked on. He designed a rapid diagnostic technique that saved the life of a …MORE

Summer campers face deadly ticks and mosquitoes

By Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield Originally appeared on CNN, June 24, 2018 In many parts of the United States, this weekend marks the start of summer sleepaway camp season, which means swimming, arts and crafts, marshmallow …MORE

GLA Achieves Lyme Research Milestone

This month marks an important milestone for Global Lyme Alliance, Lyme disease research, and most importantly, Lyme patients.   GLA and its predecessor organizations Lyme Research Alliance and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance surpasses the $10 million …MORE

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