14 November 2018

In a press release by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) on the state of tick-borne diseases in the US, CDC introduced its new platform for reporting Lyme disease statistics. The release indicates that there has been an increase in all tick-borne diseases, not just Lyme disease, and that it is the highest total annual number of Lyme cases ever reported at 42,743 cases, and a total of all reported tick-borne diseases of 59,349, which includes Lyme, anaplasmosis/ehrlichiosis, spotted fever rickettsiosis, babesiosis, tularemia, and Powassan virus.

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16 November 2018

Smith HeadThe 2018 Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Report to Congress—the very first report by the new HHS Working Group—confirms what Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and other advocates have long warned of, that incidents of Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are increasing and that more federal attention to the problem is needed, Smith said on Wednesday.   Click here for full Press Release from the office of Congressman Chris Smith

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21 June 2018

nys senate logo224x224FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 http://www.nysenate.gov  SENATE APPROVES $1 MILLION INVESTMENT TO  COMBAT LYME ACROSS NEW YORK STATE  Historic Levels of Funding Build Upon the Senate’s Commitment to Increasing Public Awareness, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses. The New York State Senate today approved a resolution to provide a record $1 million to help fight the scourge of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases (TBDs) throughout the state.

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26 May 2017

Contagion*Logo used by permissionLDA thanks Contagion® for taking time to raise awareness regarding Lyme and tick-borne diseases.  They have provided several avenues for LDA to promote educational materials through articles, video segments and now a press release for mass distribution.

Click here for Press Release

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19 May 2017

Listen to radio show "Lyme Disease in Minnesota" on Access Minnesota. Dr. Elizabeth Maloney discusses the symptoms and dangers of Lyme disease and how best to prevent infection. Dr. Maloney mentions the LDA and the upcoming LDA/Columbia Scientific Conference on the show.

Click link to hear radio show: http://www.accessminnesotaonline.com/2017/05/17/lyme-disease-in-mn/

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