Thursday, 27 October 2016


Published on Oct 29, 2016
This documentary was aired Tuesday October 11th 2016 on IrishTV.

It is the compelling story of people affected by Lyme disease in Ireland.

Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the Borrelia type.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection typically transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. It is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the world.

2016 Lyme Conference In May 2016, Ireland's 2nd Lyme conference brought together doctors & patients. European speakers attended & was a great success. This 18 min video captures the atmosphere perfectly (including interviews with speakers & patients).

Living with Lyme Disease - Irish documentary team looking for backers, take a moment to watch the video, it's heart wrenching.

Check out Tick Talk's survey results, now updated for 2016!
In May (Lyme awareness month) Tick Talk volunteer Ann Maher hosted Ireland's 2nd Irish Lyme disease conference, plus talks were held in a ladies group in Galway & a school in Wicklow.

Dublin Inst of Technology student Natalia Marzec set her photographic display to the subject of Lyme disease plus a new article written by Tick Talk, has been published by MyKidsTime.

From the Health Protection & Surveillance Centre in Dublin: We are planning to hold Lyme Awareness Week 2016 on the week beginning Monday 2nd May. As usual we will be having HSE Communications alert media outlets about Lyme Awareness Week and will be seeking interviews to raise awareness at this important time.
The Lyme subcommittee task force (on lyme prevention & surveillance) will be publishing their full report during Autumn 2016....

New single released by an Irish Lyme sufferer to help raise funds for her treatment & raise more awareness in Ireland

Read also: Councillor calls for signs highlighting dangers of Lyme disease as former Kerry footballer undergoes treatment

Read also: Kerry may erect signs amid risk of Lyme disease

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Latest news: December 1st the Matter Hospital will no longer send bloods to labs for testing for the following : Anaplasmosis, #Babesiosis#Bartonella, Brucella, Chlamydia pneumonia, Q Fever or #Rickettsiae. The reason? Why, its budget of course!

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