Lowell Lecture

Tick, Tick, And More Ticks

Date & Time

Feb. 22, 2022 at 5 p.m.


, MA
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Kris Newby, is a Stanford-educated science writer and senior producer of the Lyme disease documentary Under the Skin, whose book Bitten has won three international book awards.

Presenting Organization

Cambridge Forum


Mary Sta (info@cambridgeforum.org, 617 495 2727)

Many people know at least one person suffering from Lyme’s disease, a quietly expanding tick-borne epidemic that has now spread throughout the United States into Canada. It is more than 40 years since the disease was first identified yet there is still no human vaccine available, despite the multiple vaccine options that you can purchase for your dog. So what happened to the LymeRix vaccine that was developed in 1990s, and why was it so abruptly withdrawn from the market?