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The contentiousness of the infectious bacterial disease/syndrome, Lyme disease, unlike other infectious diseases,  has been a source of conflict between the “establishment” medical community...

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For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The range expansion...

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The Infectious Diseases Society of America plans on revising its guidelines for the treatment of Lyme disease. On March 9, IDSA released a project plan to update the guidelines. The plan provides a period...

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Today’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show started with a brief introduction to a new, free 6-week online course on Vaccines being offered by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...

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The Mayday Project Lyme patient advocacy group announced that it is moving forward with plans for a two-day protest at the headquarters of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). U.S. rates...

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Officials from the South Dakota Department of Health issued a warning yesterday to the public about tick borne diseases. “Using repellent and checking often for ticks are the best ways to prevent tularemia,...

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Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria in California, according to a new study led by UC Berkeley researchers. The findings, published Wednesday,...

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Two articles/studies published in the journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, discuss how climate change and warmer temperatures are affecting infectious diseases and their affect...

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Lyme disease, transmitted by a bite from a tick infected by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, had long been considered easy to treat, usually requiring a single doctor’s visit and a few weeks of antibiotics...

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One of the stars of Real Housewives ( I’m not familiar with the show) is Yolanda Foster. Her name pops up a lot in my world because of her very public affliction with Lyme disease. She has recently...