NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in Ohio saw a record number of Lyme disease cases reported in 2021 with 582, more than double the 10-year-average. Reports of Lyme disease used to be an uncommon...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Even after antibiotic treatment, some Lyme disease patients suffer from an array of symptoms including neurological issues that greatly diminish their quality of life. Brain scans...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On Friday, Valneva and Pfizer reported further positive Phase 2 data for their Lyme disease vaccine candidate, VLA15. Based on these new results, Valneva and Pfizer plan to proceed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was notified by the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department of two cases of Lyme disease locally acquired...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Lyme disease cases are becoming more frequent and widespread. Currently, it affects almost half a million people nationwide each year. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium, Borelliella...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Yale University researchers have developed a novel vaccine that in guinea pigs offers protection against infection by the bacterium that causes Lyme disease and may also combat...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A UCLA study suggests that many physicians may not have the knowledge or training to properly recognize how Lyme disease appears on the skin of Black patients. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Illinois Department of Public Health is reminding hunters to take precautions against tick bites to prevent contracting diseases they may carry, as hunting season...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vaccine company, Valneva and Pfizer today announced further positive Phase 2 results, including booster response, for Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. The Phase...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The House of Representatives this week passed an amendment offered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) directing the federal government’s “watchdog” agency to investigate...