Written by Sabra Creative on February 20, 2013
National Capital Lyme Disease Association (NatCapLyme) today announced that the Virginia House of Delegates passed landmark legislation providing for the disclosure of information to people tested for Lyme disease. This bill now heads to the Governor for his signature.
Written by Sabra Creative on February 11, 2013
There is a Lyme haze hanging over the 2013 General Assembly this session. Seldom does a Bill generate as much of an outpouring as SB971 and its companion Bill HB1933. The Bill has pitted the Lyme disease community against Virginia physicians in a controversy surrounding a patient’s right to receive information in a written disclosure pertaining to the inefficacy of Lyme antibody tests. The battle that has ensued has the Lyme Community crying “Foul!” and raises serious issues regarding the ability of politicians to remain neutral in the face of pressure from large lobbyists and campaign donors.