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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews TP-05 is designed to kill infected ticks attached to the human body before they can transmit the Borrelia bacteria that causes Lyme disease Late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York City Department of Health on Wednesday reminded the public to protect themselves and their families from tick-borne illnesses as summer approaches and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare report that ticks are active from early spring to late autumn and are found across the country. In Finland, Lyme disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Rhode Island health and environment officials are urging residents to safely enjoy the outdoors and to take additional precautions to avoid direct contact with ticks...

Lyme disease is the most reported vector-borne disease in the country. Over the past 20 years, the United States has experienced a dramatic increase in both the number of reported cases and the geographic...