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.
LDA Meets with Federal Government on Lyme Prevention for Kids Candy Brassard, Senior Biologist, Environmental Protection Agency; Dr. Ben Beard, Chief of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & […]
LDA meets with the Sponsor of HR 1179, the Lyme bill, on June 3 LDA president Pat Smith with Congressman Chris Smith in his office after a meeting about […]
LDA is part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) in an effort to reduce risks to pests, in particular, ticks, thereby reducing risks to tick-borne diseases. […]
The Infectious Diseases Society of America’s new Lyme disease guidelines review panel will hold a one day hearing on July 30. This hearing is part of the antitrust settlement that […]
Check out current studies and the current blood draw for a study that has as a goal to develop a national resource specimen bank for diagnostic test and biomarker development. […]