Flunk the Lyme test? Just wait and get sicker
“Sin Lee, a pathologist and scientist, believes the deck is stacked in the quest to air new ideas on Lyme disease.
Too many science journals telling him to take his research elsewhere. Too many deftly worded rejections. Too little inclination to engage in a fair fight over the facts and fiction of Lyme disease.
Dr. Lee’s experience is shared by many researchers I have interviewed, in the U.S. and Europe, in five years of writing about a disease on which scientific debate is limited and tightly controlled. Some 380,000
Americans were infected with the tick-borne spirochete in 2015, leaving 20,000, by conservative estimates
, with unresolved joint pain, cognitive lapses, fatigue and other problems. Another 232,000
are estimated to be infected annually in Western Europe. Many suffer because of a poor test and delayed diagnoses, issues that have been largely dismissed in mainstream journals”.———————–
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Thanks to the Huffington post for publishing this article written by Mary Beth Pfeiffer investigative journalist who is writing a book, 'The First Epidemic,' on the global spread of ticks and the diseases they carry.
Lyme disease reporting by Mary Beth Pfeiffer
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