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!
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 DiscoverMagazine.com/Lyme
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This brief video gives an easy to understand version of the dynamics that make up the whole Lyme disease conflict. Just for a reminder.