The Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) published a news release alerting Lyme & other tick-borne diseases researchers of anticipated FY22 monies that may become available through […]
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In a complex government process, the Tick Act–a bill that provides funding for Vector-Borne Diseases including Lyme– was not fully funded according to the Committee report on HHS. The Committee […]
Rep. Chris Smith Rep. Collin Peterson ISSUE At this time the Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is asking you to contact your Congress Member to ask him/her to sign on to […]
Vote Now! Click here to vote for “Lyme & Reason” The public can vote one time per day until January 31st 1 vote per category, per calendar day, per device “Lyme & Reason: Battles & Breakthroughs Against Lyme Disease” has been nominated as a finalist for the 2020 Sharecare Awards, in partnership with
The Senate Tick Act (Collins, ME) was passed out of the Senate HELP Committee; however, it was a different bill than the one that was originally submitted to the Senate Committee that many Lyme groups supported. The HELP committee replaced it in its entirety with a Manager’s Amendment, submitted “in the nature of a substitute,” which still keeps the same bill number, S-1657, and it was renamed the Kay Hagan Tick Act. For more information and action to take…
Explanation of Tick Act Changes From the Lyme Disease Association & How To Help On October 31, the Senate Tick Act (Collins ME) was passed out of the Senate HELP […]
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gave notice that the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) will hold a public meeting via webcast on September 12, 2019, from 8:30 […]
TO: Lyme Disease Advocates & Patients FROM: Lyme Disease Association, Inc. Pat Smith, President, 8-15-19 RE: Urgent & Immediate Help Needed to Investigate Information Which Could Lead to Helping to Solve Tick-Borne Diseases Problem ISSUE: The debate over the prevalence of Lyme disease and whether it exists in a chronic form has raged for decades. […]