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  1. Scientists Discover A Second Bacterium That Causes Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Until very recently it was thought that just one bacterium was to blame for causing Lyme disease in humans. But it turns out that a second, related bug can cause it too.

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  2. New Bacteria Species that Causes Lyme Disease DiscoveredRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Watch

    Scientists report the discovery of a new species of bacteria in the upper Midwest of the U.S. that causes a unique presentation of Lyme disease. Their findings appear in the Lancet Infectious Diseases .

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  3. New Lyme disease causing bacteria discovered by researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WPMT-TV York

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, report the discovery of a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in people. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only species believed to cause Lyme disease in North America.

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  4. U.S. researchers find new bacteria that causes Lyme diseaseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, working with the Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota, discovered the new bacteria, called Borrelia mayonii, the CDC said in a statement. Previously, only one bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, was believed to cause human Lyme disease, which is transmitted through bites from by the blacklegged "deer" tick, the CDC statement said.

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  5. Scientists find new species of bacteria that causes Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Oregonian

    A new bacteria that causes Lyme disease is believed to be concentrated in the upper mid-western United States, not in the Southern Oregon forest shown in this file photo. The CDC suggests using insect repellent when outdoors to avoid tick borne diseases.

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  6. CDC Reports New Bacteria Causes Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Teen Vogue

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today the discovery of a new bacterial species that causes Lyme disease, the chronic disorder that plagues Bella Hadid , as well as her brother Anwar and mother, Yolanda Foster. After performing lab tests on six people suspected to have it, as well as additional genetic testing, scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, along with the CDC, confirmed that Borrelia mayonii causes the disorder.

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  7. CDC: New Lyme-Causing Bacteria Found in U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | US News & World Report

    A deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. Health officials have discovered a second species of Lyme disease-causing bacteria in the upper Midwestern portion of the U.S. that may lead to nausea and vomiting in patients who are infected. An estimated 300,000 people get Lyme disease in the U.S. each year, but until now only one type of bacteria - called Borrelia burgdorferi - that causes the illness was believed to exist in North America.

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  8. Borrelia Mayonii, New Lyme Disease Bacteria, Found in MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MSNBC

    This one, named Borrelia mayonii, is closely related to the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria already known to cause Lyme disease, the team at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. A tick on a leaf in a garden in Sieversdorf, Germany, 28 April 2014.

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  9. Researchers identify new Borrelia species that causes Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health officials from Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, have discovered a new bacterial species that causes Lyme disease in people. The new species has been provisionally named Borrelia mayonii .

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  10. Mayo Researchers Identify New Borrelia Species That Causes Lyme DiseaseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Infection Control Today

    Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health officials from Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, have discovered a new bacterial species that causes Lyme disease in people. The new species has been provisionally named Borrelia mayonii.

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  11. Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartwormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... specialist in infectious diseases at Colorado State University's veterinary school in Fort Collins. Ticks cause Lyme disease in dogs as well as in humans. The bugs are most active in warm months, but with cities in the Northeast and Midwest setting ...

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  12. Remembering Leslie Wermers. Seven years ago todayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... iew excerpt from "Under Our Skin". Other stories about Leslie: North Iowa native, Story City woman advocate for Lyme disease victims Lyme Disease Patients Loses a Hero and Friend The Tick And The Time Bomb

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  13. Control Japanese Barberry - Stop Spread of Lyme DiseasesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... 10 infected ticks where there is no Barberry." Deer are often considered to be the prime source in spreading Lyme disease because they act as hosts to adult ticks; however they are not the only culprit in the forest. Since mice love the Barberry's ...

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  14. Nominate a Doc for Natcaplyme Scholarship Lyme Fundamentals at Ilads 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    NATCAPLYME is pleased to announce a grant program for first time attending physicians to attend the upcoming ILADS Fundamentals of Lyme Disease Nominate A Local Doctor for the ILADS CME Approved Course NatCapLyme Scholarships Available The National Capital Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Association strives to improve the quality of care for those suffering from tick-borne illnesses by offering educational opportunities for local health care professionals. To advance this objective NatCapLyme will offer scholarships for medical professionals to this important CME approved course.

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  15. Tick, Tick, TickRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... illnesses are rare in San Diego County, ticks can carry and transmit potentially dangerous diseases including Lyme disease, tularemia (rabbit fever) and spotted-fever illnesses. Ticks are tiny, parasitic relatives of spiders, scorpions and mites ...

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  16. Check petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Maple Ridge News

    ... that feed off the blood of hosts, including humans, dogs and cats. Tick bites and tickborne diseases, such as Lyme disease, can be hard to detect, and signs of tickborne disease may not appear for seven to 21 days or longer after a tick bite, says ...

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  17. Company seeks FDA approval for Nanotrap 'any stage' Lyme testRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... in early stage Lyme borreliosis " documents the development and data behind Ceres' groundbreaking test for Lyme disease. The clinical study was led by George Mason University in partnership with four patient clinics in northern VA and MD. The test ...

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  18. Lyme Disease Advocates Say CDC Allows Questionable Group to Dictate TreatmentRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    Atlanta, GA: The Centers for Disease and Control Prevention group responsible for policy on Lyme disease violates federal law by extending preferential treatment to the Infectious Diseases Society of America says a petition created by a group of Lyme patient advocates. The petition to End Preferential Treatment of the IDSA Guidelines for Lyme Disease was filed with the CDC's Bacterial Diseases Branch on Wednesday, October 14. The petitioners are exercising their First Amendment right to petition the government for "a redress of grievances," along with a more specific right added by the Administrative Procedure Act, which provides "interested persons" with the "right to petition for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a rule."

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  19. 'I was told by doctors that it was all in my head'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Illawarra Mercury

    Last resort: Chris Weber - with Taisha Thompson and their children Braydon, 6, and Savannah, four months - hopes a controversial treatment will cure his Lyme disease. Picture: Sylvia Liber Dapto's Chris Weber is going to Germany for controversial blood filtering treatment because his debilitating disease is not recognised by the Australian government.

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  20. Visiting Vet: Ginger's kneesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... disc" in his neck), spinal cord tumor, infection in the vertebrae and discs called diskospondylitis, even Lyme disease. Poor Ginger. Already chronically weak in his back end, adding the sore neck made moving around a real challenge. We started a ...

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