Ontario Lyme Researcher John Scott Receives Governor General Award

Scott was chosen to receive a Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of 27 years of research and advocacy on Lyme disease and tick populations in Canada.

He and his wife Catherine, founded what is now called Lyme Ontario after it took four years for each of them to be diagnosed with Lyme disease.

“Basically I started from scratch,” Scott told the Advertiser on March 13.

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  1. Larry Herr on said:

    This well deserved and long overdue award recognizes the huge contribution that John, his wife, and Lyme Ontario have made to the Lyme disease community in Canada. Congratulations!!

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