On Thursday April 29, 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened a "pre meeting" to their proposed October 2010 workshop meeting that is supposed to address the state of the science in Lyme disease. The meeting was generated by passage of the 2010 appropriations language by Congress which included the words "chronic Lyme disease" and […]
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Candy Brassard, Senior Biologist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs; C. Ben Beard, PhD, Director, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention at a Meeting at EPA on Lyme in Virginia in 2006.