July 2019 Lyme Disease Community News
Welcome to whatislyme.com. I am a Lyme patient who blogs about any updates I can find in the Lyme disease world. If it’s tick borne related I will try to list it here. This page will consist of any news, research or events I find related to tick borne illnesses. If you see something new and relevant, please post it in the comments below so I can get it added. Thank you. ~ Lisa Hilton
- News media amplify question of weaponized Lyme disease
“Those interviews combined with access to Dr. Burgdorfer’s lab files suggest that he and other bioweapons specialists stuffed ticks with pathogens to cause severe disability, disease—even death—to potential enemies.”
- Newby responds to Washington Post’s slam about BITTEN
“On July 17, the Washington Post reported on the House of Representatives’ recent request for an investigation into allegations that Lyme disease may have been weaponized. New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith cited the recent book, BITTEN, when he proposed the amendment to Defense Department funding.”
- Did Pentagon turn ticks into bioweapons that spread Lyme Disease? N.J. congressmanwants answers.
“WASHINGTON — It sounds like the plot for a science fiction movie: A government agency decides to use ticks and other insects to spread disease and kill its enemies, only the ticks got out and infected the country’s residents itself.”