Both Houses of Congress use “chronic Lyme disease” and “persistent infection” language to direct federal agencies in their respective roles on Lyme disease. Read both the Senate and House language below. Senate Appropriations Language Lyme Disease – The Committee encourages the CDC to expand its activities related to developing sensitive and more accurate diagnostic tools […]
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Many reps that were co-sponsors of the last Lyme bill are NOT co-sponsoring the current bill. This could be in part due to some Insignificant changes in the current bill language and they don’t have time to review the changes. Contact your reps today, explain the changes, or send them this list and urge them […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Chris Smith (R-NJ) today announced the introduction of a bill he wrote to combat Lyme disease, and thanked original co-sponsors Bart Stupak (D-MI) Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Tim Holden, (D-PA). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jeff Sagnip (609) 585-7878 Feb. 27, 2009 […]