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Congress passes new lyme bill

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Martial, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. Martial

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    Congress had recently passed a new bill for lyme disease titled HR4701.

    Summary: H.R.4701 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
    There is one summary for this bill. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

    Shown Here:
    Introduced in House (05/21/2014)

    Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Directors of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) develop scientific frameworks for research on at least two vector-borne diseases that have a high domestic incidence, and (2) convene a working group for each identified disease.

    Defines "vector-borne disease" as an infection transmitted to humans or other animals by ticks, mosquitoes, or fleas. Treats tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease, as a single such disease.



    http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4508068/congressmen-gibson-maloney-smith-speak-lyme-disease
     
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