Lyme disease season is here. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, and 300,000 Americans are infected with Lyme disease each year.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and today we’ll be discussing Lyme disease prevention, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis and treatment.
Joining me to look at these important topics is Infectious Disease Specialist, Paul Nee, MD. Dr Nee practices at the Danbury Hospital in western Connecticut.
- Zika, West Nile, Lyme and other vector-borne diseases triple in the US over the past decade
- Lyme disease: New research on Borrelia burgdorferi persistence
- Lyme disease treatment: Some thoughts
- The history behind the Lyme disease controversy and what’s new in Lyme research
- Lone star ticks do not transmit the Lyme bacteria: Entomologist
- A look at the differences in geographical distribution of Lyme disease
- A new Lyme disease test: Dr Richard Marconi discusses the GLD Test
- Lyme disease, Stevia and the quest for better treatments
- Lyme disease: Borrelia biofilm in the body demonstrated
- Powassan virus: The spread is inevitable
- Lyme: Q & A with Paul Auwaerter, MD