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Kennett Square, PA – Remarks at LDA Southeastern PA Forum

Kennett Square, PA – Remarks at LDA Southeastern PA Forum


Kennett Square, PA – Remarks at LDA Southeastern PA Forum

In a few weeks, I will again travel to California to speak at a medical conference hosted there by our CA affiliate, the Lyme Disease Resource Center, President Phyllis Mervine. On the way, I am stopping in Missouri where I have been invited to address the medical conference hosted by EICS, Emerging Infectious Diseases of the Central States. While in the midwest, I will also address our Kansas affiliate, Lyme Association of Greater Kansas City, President Ed Olson, at a meeting of Kansas educators.


Lyme disease is here, there, everywhere, and we had better begin to take responsibility for the implications of that fact. We have been in contact with Australian doctors looking at the disease, South American researchers looking for help, and a neurologist studying the neurological manifestations of the disease in China. The United Kingdom Lyme group is having its second conference, which LDA is sponsoring, in Britain. Germany is having another conference. We have heard from Siberian researchers seriously studying the disease there. I have heard of people getting the disease from infected ticks in the desert. A guidebook for Death Valley warns people to beware of the ticks. This should send alarm bells to the thinking individual that Lyme disease is a vastly underrated threat to all who inhabit this ever-shrinking planet. By the time we decide whose backyard this disease is really in and freely allow doctors to practice medicine without interference, we will have maimed, crippled, and killed tens of thousands more, many of them our children. Thank you.

******************************************************************************** I feel like Ed Sullivan now. We have a really good “shew” tonight and next I want to present the star, the one you all have been waiting for, who has traveled here today all the way from East Hampton Rhode Island. Our guest is a world-renown practicing physician who has published treatment protocol in Conn’s Current Therapy and publishes yearly updated treatment guidelines that patients and physicians alike find useful. He is currently working on a retrospective Lyme disease patient study. Without further ado, I present Dr. Joseph Burrascano.