Lyme disease antiscience – The Lancet

Paul Auwaerter and colleagues1 are among the handful of individuals who have controlled the Lyme disease research agenda for decades and ultimately which data have been reported. Why is it that, in my experience, many people in New Hampshire have been severely debilitated by Lyme disease or know someone who has, whereas Auwaerter and co-workers claim that the disease is easily diagnosed and treated with a short course of antibiotics? Seven states have now passed legislation to protect clinicians who treat late-stage Lyme disease with long-term antibiotics (CT, MA, MN, NY, NH, RI, and TX) and support groups exist in nearly every state, with 19 in Pennsylvania alone.

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