By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Pike County, in northeastern Pennsylvania, released the findings of a first-of-its-kind baseline study by the Tick Borne Diseases Task Force. The study...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Biopharmaceutical company, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Company’s Investigational...

Bay Area Lyme Foundation today announced results of a study demonstrating that adult Western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) carrying Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease,...

Gold Standard Diagnostics (GSD) recently announced FDA clearance of a new B. burgdorferi IgG/IgM VlsE-OspC EIA test. This test, when used in conjunction with the other FDA cleared GSD Lyme EIA tests can...

For those who live in an area blighted by ticks, the threat of Lyme disease can cast a shadow over the joy of spring and summer. These blood-sucking arachnids can transmit bacteria into the bloodstream...

A new center that will provide specialized care for patients with Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases will begin seeing patients this summer at Columbia University‘s Vagelos College of Physicians...

Valneva SE and Pfizer Inc. announced Monday the initiation of study VLA15-221. The VLA15-221 study builds on previous positive Phase 2 studies, incorporates new dose regimens and is anticipated to be the...

Birds play an underrecognized role in spreading tick-borne disease due to their capacity for long-distance travel and tendency to split their time in different parts of the world – patterns that are...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published new estimates on Lyme disease in the United States and showed an estimated 476,000 people are...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this week, New York state Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $16 million in federal funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...