No Small Thing: Chronic Lyme disease: Is it real?
Lyme disease is easy to diagnose, easy to cure. That’s largely what CDC and a group of prominent scientists say. Others, mostly Lyme doctors and scientists, believe the picture is more complicated. We began an intensive look at Lyme disease and its repercussions in Dutchess County in August 2012.
Poughkeepsie Journal's first in-depth report investigating Lyme disease, below:
In August 2012, we created a Storify to accompany initial reports in the Lyme disease series:
Here are the latest installments from Journal's ongoing series investigating Lyme disease:
- Below, this is part 9 in the Poughkeepsie Journal’s ongoing series about the problems, prevalence and ecology of Lyme disease.
- Below, this is part 8 in the Poughkeepsie Journal’s ongoing series about the problems, prevalence and ecology of Lyme disease.
- Below, this part 7 in a Poughkeepsie Journal series on the prevalence and problems of Lyme disease, the nation’s most common vector-borne disease.
- Below, this is part 6 in a Poughkeepsie Journal series on the nation’s most common vector-borne disease.
- PART 1: Lyme disease: Dutchess leads nation in cases
PART 2: Lyme disease: Antibiotics fuel debate
PART 3: Tick research lags in war vs. Lyme disease
PART 4: Where foxes thrive, Lyme disease doesn’t
PART 5: CDC says Lyme disease tests “almost always” correct, but the pitfalls are many
To read previous installments, view videos and read reports on Lyme disease and babesiosis, please visit poughkeepsiejournal.com/lyme.
Journal's MaryBeth Pfeiffer, state lawmakers discuss NY legislation regarding Lyme disease:
Did you find this story interesting? Be the first to like or comment.