Lyme disease

  • Analyses Of Local Ticks Show Two Emerging Pathogens

    One recent morning at Bridgeport’s Seaside Park, US Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Connecticut State Epidemiologist Matthew Cartter, MD, MPH, advocates and patients in calling for additional federal funding for Lyme research to develop better tools for diagnosis and reporting of the disease.

    At the event, experts shared the latest statistics on Lyme prevalence in Connecticut.

  • Tick Season Returns With Spring

    If 2013 runs true to form, another 2,000-plus Connecticut residents will be diagnosed with Lyme disease, adding their names to tens of thousands of other state residents who have contracted the disease over the past decade.