Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Congress passes new lyme bill

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

  1. Martial

    Martial Senior Member

    Ventura, CA
    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.
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