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The Contagion® Lyme Disease specialty page provides Lyme disease-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for May 2017
May's top articles included news on HIV, Lyme disease, updates to nosocomial pneumonia guidelines, and more.
Risk of Tick-Borne Disease May Be "Drastically Underestimated" in Western US
Through the use of citizen science, researchers were able to identify the distribution of ticks and tick-borne diseases in a particularly hyperendemic region of the United States.
<i>Contagion</i>® Interviews Pat Smith to Mark Lyme Disease Awareness Month
In recognition of Lyme disease awareness month, Contagion® interviewed Pat Smith, president of Lyme Disease Association, Inc, to better understand current issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.
Is the Medical Community Behind the Times When It Comes to Treating Lyme?
Lyme Disease Association President, Pat Smith, takes on the major problems surrounding Lyme disease today.
Tick-Borne Diseases Continue to Emerge and Increase in the United States
Experts explore how to develop and deliver effective prevention and treatment methods.
Connecticut Reports its First Human Case of Powassan Virus
A new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals information on a 5-month-old male infant who was diagnosed with the emerging tick-borne virus in Connecticut in 2016.
NSF Grant Funds Research to Better Predict Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Penn State researchers have been granted $2.35 million to go towards finding a way of better predicting infectious disease outbreaks.
Another Tick-Borne Disease Growing in the United States: Powassan Virus
Up to 90% of some mammal populations in the Northeast are infected with the virus.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.