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Faces of Lyme: The Mayday Project

The Mayday Project is an organization dedicated to rally and protest for the rights of those suffering from Lyme disease and other tick borne illness.
The Mayday Project will be holding a large protest at the IDSA headquarters in Arlington, VA. on May 22-23, 2014. Please plan to attend and fight for the rights of those suffering with Lyme
disease. This year change will happen! Change starts with you!

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General Information gets it right! Lyme Disease Community Blows the Whistle on Corruption Within the CDC!

Lyme Disease Community

Blows the Whistle on Corruption

Within the CDC:

An article from

Saturday, 16 November 2013 10:05By Jessica BernsteinTruthout | Op-Ed

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that rather than 30,000 new cases

of Lyme disease each year in the United States, there are likely 300,000. What the CDC failed to explain is why it’s taken them so long to acknowledge that Lyme disease has reached epidemic proportions.

The Lyme disease community has been battling for years to get the CDC to admit that Lyme disease is a mass public health crisis. Meanwhile, the CDC itself has been informally saying since 2004 that Lyme disease is probably 6 to 12 times more prevalent than the reported cases. Why then have they suddenly decided to formally acknowledge these higher rates?…”

Read the entire article here at!  It will blow your socks off and explain every aspect of the corruption that is ever present in the very government entities we rely on.

Genoa AR 8-2-13

Putting Tick-Borne Illness on the Map: An Interactive Map for Plotting Cases of Lyme

From Discover magazine.

Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that Lyme disease is 10 times more prevalent than previously reported, with some 300,000 sufferers across the U.S. As a result, more true Lyme cases should be recognized in the Northeast, Midwest and West. But much of the United States, including the Southeast, has been left out of the equation despite emerging evidence that Lyme or a Lyme-like infection may be present there as well.

Plot where you think you encountered an infected tick and in 100 words or less, tell us about your experience (or your pet’s experience) with tick-borne illness, including any diagnosis, symptoms and what kind of tick it was. For the full story on Lyme and Lyme-like infection in the U.S., visit

Go to the interactive map here:  > Tell Us Your Story*

*Stories will appear a day or two after posting and are subject to editing. We reserve the right to use your comments in related stories.

Actual Bulls Eye rash on an individual from SW AR in October, 2011