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    Posted February 26, 2014 by
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    Worldwide Lyme Protest 2014 Google Album Campaign

     
    This is the second year in a row Lyme patients will take to protesting for the recognition of and the right to treatment for a condition called, "Chronic Lyme Disease."

    Several countries from across the world will all join in on this protest. Chronic Lyme Disease is a global matter that seems to keep getting swept under the rug. You hear about the Swine Flu, and other infections that come and go but you never hear anyone talking about Chronic Lyme Disease on the news.

    Recently the CDC put out a press release announcing that over 300,000 people get diagnosed with Lyme Disease each year. And even they admit those numbers may still be low. http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2013/p0819-lyme-disease.html

    Since many countries rely on the United States and their IDSA (infectious Disease Society of America) panel to make the guidelines for diagnosing and treating Lyme Disease, we should as a country, update our medical society on all the new research coming forward.

    For example, last year an article came out on how now researchers in Florida have discovered that lone star ticks also can carry and transmit Lyme Disease, putting to rest the theory that only deer ticks can transmit Lyme, and the theory that Lyme Disease is not down south. http://news.wjct.org/post/unf-researchers-make-big-discovery-about-lyme-disease.

    We need information like this to reach our doctors.

    In an effort to show the media and public how widespread and serious Lyme Disease is, Worldwide Lyme Disease Protest Coordinators have put together a project where Lyme sufferers can add their picture and stories to a photo album on Google. If you have Lyme Disease please add yours. https://plus.google.com/b/105349051292472647667/events/caatl2qmjnfhc4887l8h7lb5hcg

    To learn more about the Worldwide Lyme Disease Awareness Protest Click Here http://wwldap2014.blogspot.com/p/about.html

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