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...

The House of Representatives passed an amendment authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) to boost Lyme disease research funding at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just before the end of...

Last May, Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced HR 5878, the National Tick-Borne Diseases Control and Accountability Act. Today, it was announced that Rep, Smith would reintroduce...

Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN), the co-chairs of the Congressional Lyme Disease Caucus, are pushing bipartisan legislation to create a new national strategy for Lyme disease and strengthen...