In this section, the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) brings to your attention news on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases’ science that is being published in peer-review, news from Lyme organizations on events they are providing, other Lyme-related sources, and news from government sources that might impact the general public or those whose lives have been affected by tick-borne diseases. The LDA attempts to bring you factual information from credible sources with its news items. If the item is an opinion piece, that is generally noted. See submenu of News to the right.
Funding opportunities for 2023 are now available from the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (IPM) through its Working Group and Critical Issues programs… The CDC’s National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) offers a new funding opportunity. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to improve our nation’s ability to combat the growing health threat of vector-borne diseases
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Scientific Reports (Szewczyk-Dąbrowska, A., et al.) published “Correlation between COVID-19 severity and previous exposure of patients to Borrelia spp.” on September 24, 2022. Researchers found an association between the severity of the course of COVID infection in patients that also had evidence of past Lyme disease infection.
The Journal of Applied Ecology, (Tran, T., et al.) published “Predicting spatio-temporal population patterns of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease pathogen” on September 13, 2022. In this article, authors investigate […]