Lyme disease bacteria eradicated by new drug in early tests
March 30, 2020
In 2002, my husband and I became seriously ill after a vacation to Martha’s Vineyard. It took ten doctors and a year to discover the root cause: We’d been bitten by unseen ticks harboring the parasites that cause Lyme disease and babesiosis, a malaria-like disease.
Our road to recovery was grueling, requiring five years of