The Mayday Project gains further recognition of Chronic Lyme in Philly

Lyme patients gather in a peaceful protest at IDWeek (in Philadelphia, PA)

Last weekend The Mayday Project protested outside the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) conference in Philadelphia to support those suffering from Chronic Lyme Disease. Specifically they asked for improvement of the IDSA Lyme guidelines, which would allow for more regulated lab testing and treatment for those ill with the disease in its chronic form, which has been scientifically proven, yet not legally recognized.

According to the CDC, Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector borne infectious disease in the US, estimating around 300,000 cases per year. …read more