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)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, estimates an average of ≈476,000 patients received a diagnosis...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 By drawing from decades of studies, scientists created a timeline marking the arrival of black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, in hundreds of counties across 10 Midwestern...

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Last month, a multidisciplinary panel led by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American College of Rheumatology published the 2020 Guidelines for the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Specialty vaccine company, Valneva SE, announced yesterday its plans to accelerate pediatric development of its Lyme vaccine candidate, VLA15, in collaboration with Pfizer Inc.,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease have been developed by a multidisciplinary panel led by the Infectious...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Yale researchers have discovered a protein that helps protect hosts from infection with the tick-borne spirochete that causes Lyme Disease, a finding that may help diagnose...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Specialty vaccine company, Valneva, today announced positive initial results for its second Phase 2 study (VLA15-202) of Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. Compared to study...