CDC Ignores Ethics, Attacks “Chronic Lyme” People with Lyme disease, along with their doctors and advocates, are the ones who will suffer mightily from it

By Dorothy Kupcha Leland

I n June, CDC employees published an article about five patients who had “adverse effects” after undergoing “unproven” treatments for Lyme disease.

What they failed to disclose, however, is that their report was based on questionable research conducted by the CDC–research that formed the basis of an ethics complaint filed against the agency by LymeDisease.org in 2014.

And the Washington Post stepped right up to do the CDC’s bidding, producing a major article under the headline “Dangerous unproven treatments for ‘chronic Lyme disease’ are on the rise.”

The Post article shills for one side of a contentious issue without even asking the other side for comment.

And people with Lyme disease, along with their doctors and advocates, are the ones who will suffer mightily from it……… Join or login below to continue reading.

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