Lyme disease patients vent frustration during HHS panel
From Medscape.com, Dec. 13, 2017:
by Alicia Ault
Individuals with Lyme disease expressed frustration and anger about what they called the scientific and medical community’s lack of seriousness and compassion about their illness, and delivered a wish list of prevention, treatment, and research priorities to a new federal committee charged with taking on the government’s response to tick-borne disease.
The US Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Tick-Borne Disease Working Group heard from a variety of clinicians, public health officials, and patients over the two days of its inaugural meeting in Washington today and yesterday. But it was the patients who made the biggest statement. READ MORE.