By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Quebec Health Ministry are reporting an increase in Lyme disease cases through the first 10-plus months of 2019. From the beginning of the year...

There is no effective vaccine currently available to prevent Lyme disease in humans. Experts from academia, government, and industry convened at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Banbury Center to...

Some 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year. Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite of infected Ixodes ticks, the disease if left untreated can cause...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pennsylvania state health officials have reported a decrease in Lyme disease cases in 2018 after seeing a steady rise since 2012. A total of 10,208 cases were reported...

The drawn-out process for diagnosing Lyme disease could become a thing of the past – good news for the thousands of people each year who get the tick-borne illness. A new detection test created by Ionica...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews Lyme disease. So much we seem not to know, in many different areas. Draft guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease were recently issued by...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Colorado teenager Olivia Goodreau has garnered support from some of the world’s top scientists as a leading advocate for Lyme disease awareness and research funding....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Health Protection Surveillance Center (HPSC) in Ireland report it is estimated that there are probably between 150 and 300 cases per annum; however,...

Kris Newby’s book, Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons has sparked a lot of chatter, approving and critical, including being the impetus of legislation in Congress. In...

New cases of tick-borne Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates suggest, and might top 8000 in 2019, based on these figures, concludes research published in the online...