LymeTimes
Summer 2020

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FEATURES
Surviving in the Time of a Pandemic

Tips on how the Lyme community can avoid getting sick in times of widespread viruses.

By Lonnie Marcum

COVID-19 Patients Can’t Wait (and Neither Can Chronic Lyme Disease Patients)

Will Lyme disease benefit from COVID-19 research innovation?

By Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA

Lyme patients staying safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic

Out-of-the-box treatments and physical distancing are helping.

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

NEWS
Virginia Medical Board Revokes License of Lyme-Treating Physician

Many of Dr. Zackrison’s patients strongly believe that she has been instrumental in helping them recover.

By NatCapLyme

NC medical board lifts restrictions on prominent Lyme-treating physician

Dr. Joseph Jemsek thanks North Carolina for it’s newly acquired insight and appreciation of Lyme.

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

PATIENT MATTERS
Venturing out? Watch for ticks

Many of us are escaping social isolation into the ticks’ home territory. Protect yourselves.

By Gazette Editorial Board

Is Your Child Crazy … or Sick? Mental Illness vs. Medical Disorder

Many symptoms of tick-borne diseases can easily be misidentified as mental illness.

By Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD

ADVOCACY
TBD Working Group squares off over issue of persistent Lyme disease

TBDWG votes on including guidelines on persistent Lyme disease in CDC treatment guidelines.

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Flying in to Washington to Lobby for Increased Lyme Disease Funding

The Center for Lyme Action held its first Lyme Action Fly-in in February 2020

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Comments

Lyme disease community members shared both written and spoken remarks with TBDWG.

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

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