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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting that 62.5 percent of black-legged  ticks (BLTs, formerly known as deer ticks) collected via active surveillance...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in Sullivan County, in the southern part of New York State bordering Pennsylvania, are reporting an increase in the tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis. “While Lyme...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry links Lyme Disease to elevated risk of psychiatric illness. It has long been suspected that Lyme disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tulane University researchers found the bacterium that causes Lyme disease in the brain tissue of a woman who had long suffered neurocognitive impairment after her...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In response to a complaint filed by the Patient Centered Care Advocacy Group (PCCAG), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has removed the publication, Ten...