NewsDesk @bactiman63  The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) urges Maine people and visitors to take precautions against tick bites this fall. Maine experiences increased adult...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pfizer Inc. and Valneva SE announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical study, Vaccine Against Lyme for Outdoor Recreationists (VALOR) (NCT05477524), to investigate the efficacy,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Lyme disease has become an illness of increasing national concern in the United States. From 2007 to 2021, private insurance claim lines with Lyme disease diagnoses rose 357 percent...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Ohio Department of Health reported 122 Lyme disease cases from 35 counties during the first six months of 2022. Belmont County has reported the most with 16, followed by Columbiana...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in Ohio saw a record number of Lyme disease cases reported in 2021 with 582, more than double the 10-year-average. Reports of Lyme disease used to be an uncommon...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Even after antibiotic treatment, some Lyme disease patients suffer from an array of symptoms including neurological issues that greatly diminish their quality of life. Brain scans...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On Friday, Valneva and Pfizer reported further positive Phase 2 data for their Lyme disease vaccine candidate, VLA15. Based on these new results, Valneva and Pfizer plan to proceed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was notified by the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department of two cases of Lyme disease locally acquired...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Lyme disease cases are becoming more frequent and widespread. Currently, it affects almost half a million people nationwide each year. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium, Borelliella...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Yale University researchers have developed a novel vaccine that in guinea pigs offers protection against infection by the bacterium that causes Lyme disease and may also combat...