UPDATED**2017 Commentary on VDH Report about Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases in Vermont

UPDATED**2017 Commentary on VDH Report about Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases in Vermont

With Updated Commentary for 2018 original page A 2017 REVIEW OF THE REPORTS “LYME AND OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES IN VERMONT: REPORT FOR THE LEGISLATURE” Executive Summary Introduction The reports “Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases in Vermont: Report for the Legislature” were submitted to the House Committee on Health Care, and the Senate Committee on Health…

10 Facts About Lyme Disease in Vermont

10 Facts About Lyme Disease in Vermont

A presentation given in Martha’s Vineyard has been making the rounds on social media again. Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, an attending physician at Harvard Medical School and co-director of the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness, shared information about Lyme disease and tick-borne infections at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last summer. Dr. Zubcevik’s information is also applicable…

Misinformation About Lyme Disease in Vermont

Misinformation About Lyme Disease in Vermont

One of our goals at VTLyme.com is to ensure Vermonters have accurate information about Lyme and tick-borne diseases specific to Vermont. This review of local media reports, newspapers, and newsletters shows that even among medical and science professionals there is confusion about the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Vermont. In addition, only two articles…