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Information on Human Vaccine for Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a serious bacterial infection caused by a tick bite and affects humans and animals.

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Medical and scientific information regarding Lyme disease vaccines.

What has the federal government said about Lyme disease vaccines?

What have state or local governments said about Lyme disease vaccines?

What have the companies developing a Lyme disease vaccine said?

What has appeared in the media about Lyme disease vaccines?

What have Lyme disease organizations said about Lyme disease vaccines?

What have other organizations said about Lyme disease vaccines?

Other Lyme disease vaccine information.

From the ProMED List.

Legal matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme

Other matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme

Personal experiences or comments regarding Lyme disease vaccines.

Problems with the Lyme disease vaccine.

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) and other vaccine resources.

Other General Vaccine Information.

For more information on Lyme disease

Information on Human Vaccine for Lyme Disease

Medical and scientific information regarding Lyme disease vaccines.

MEDLINE - vaccin* AND Lyme disease - 330 citations on 30 May 00

The Lyme Disease Vaccine: Conception Development, and Implementation, AIM, 18 Apr 00

Severe Destructive Lyme Arthritis in Hamsters Vaccinated with OspA..., IAI February 2000

The Hamster Dance [a supplement, of sorts, to the above link]

Vaccinating against Lyme disease, Update in Rheumatology, Annals 18 Jan 00

A Friendlier Schedule for the Lyme Vaccine, APIC, July 1, 1999

Lyme Disease Vaccine - JAMA Letters, 12 Jan 2000 [response to JAMA, June 2, 1999]

Pediatricians Alerted to Five New Vaccines, JAMA, June 2, 1999

OspA Induces Lyme Arthritis in Hamsters, 12th ICLD, April 1999

Borreliacidal Antibodies Against OspC: Implications for Vaccine Development...,12th ICLD,Apr99

Progress in Vaccine Development for Lyme Disease, selected abstracts, Medscape, 1998

Limitations of the OspA Vaccine for Humans: A Review, J Spiro Tick Diseases, 5(4):69-74 1998

CD - Limitations of OspA Vaccine for Humans, Dattwyler, 7/23/99 [resp. to JSTD 5(4), 1998]

Immunization against Lyme Disease, Correspondence -- NEJM 1998; 339: 1637-1639

Vaccination against LD with Recombinant Bb Osp A with Adjuvant, NEJM 1998; 339: 209-215

A Vaccine for LD: Current Progress, William T. Golde, PhD, SUNY Stony Brook, 1998

The OspA vaccine against Lyme disease: efficacy in the rhesus monkey, Vaccine 1997 (complete)

Detection of Lyme Disease after OspA Vaccine, Correspondence -- NEJM 1997; 337: 794-795

Acquired Resistance to Borrelia burgdorferi Infection in the Rabbit, JCI -- Foley et al., Apr 1997

What has the federal government said about Lyme disease vaccines?

CDC on Lyme disease vaccine

CDC Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases: Lyme Disease: Questions and Answers

CDC Div of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases: LD Vaccine Recommendations, Jun 99

CDC: EH: Lyme Disease; Ticks; Lyme Disease Vaccine; Vaccine Recommendations

CDC: Erratum: Vol. 48, No. RR-7, Effect of Vaccination on the Serologic Diagnosis of LD,Sep99

CDC: Immunization Update 1999, Satellite broadcast, September 16, 1999

CDC: LD Vaccine Recommendations, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Jun 99

CDC: Cost Effectiveness of Vaccinating against Lyme Disease, EID, Vol 5, No 3, May-June 1999

CDC EID: Who Should Get the New Lyme Disease Vaccine?, Press Release, April 19, 1999

CDC MMWR: Lyme disease listed by CDC as a "vaccine-preventable disease". - April 2, 1999

CDC MMWR: Notice to Readers Availability of Lyme Disease Vaccine, January 22, 1999

CDC NCID: When Will It Pay To Use the New Lyme Disease Vaccine?, circa May 7, 1998

CDC Search Results: query lyme AND vaccine matched 411 documents on 31 May 2000

FDA on Lyme disease vaccine

FDA: New Vaccine Targets LD: New Hope for Diminishing 'Great Masquerader', May-June 1999

FDA: Prescribing information for LYMErix Lyme disease vaccine, Dec 98 [a single pdf file]

FDA: LD Vaccine (Recombinant OspA), SKB Biologicals - Periodic review documents, Dec 98

FDA: LD Vaccine (Recombinant OspA) license to SKB Biologicals, Dec 21, 1998, [256K]

FDA Approves First Lyme Disease Vaccine, HHS News, December 21, 1998

FDA Standard Results List: Query "lyme AND vaccine" matched 88 documents on 31 May 2000

NIH on Lyme disease vaccine

MEDLINEplus: Lyme Disease Vaccine (Systemic), 03/08/99

NIH: Stories of Discovery: Lyme Disease Vaccine: Preventing an Emerging Disease, 13 Jan 00.

NIH NIAID: Lyme Disease Research Efforts, Division of Intramural Research, updated Aug 16, 99

NIH Guide: IMMUNE RESPONSES TO LYME DISEASE, January 28, 1994

NIH Guide: IMMUNE RESPONSES TO LYME DISEASE, December 10, 1993

NIH Search Results for "lyme AND vaccine" matched 268 documents on 31 May 2000

What have state or local governments said about Lyme disease vaccines?

CA: Interim Guidelines for Lyme Disease Vaccine Use in California for Health Care Providers

HI: New Lyme Disease Vaccine

MA: Lyme disease in Massachusetts, 1999 [inop link?]

MD: May Is National Lyme Disease Prevention Month

MN: Officials Caution Against Relying Solely on Vaccine to Protect Yourself Against LD

MN: Minnesota legislature directs FDA to accelerate review of LD vaccine, S.F No. 2625

NJ: Lyme Disease Vaccine: What You Need to Know

NY State Association of County Health Officials (NYSACHO) on Lyme Disease Vaccine, 2/8/99

OR: CD Summary - Lyme disease vaccine

PA: Lyme Disease Vaccine Recommendations, 07/15/99

RI: Diseases That Can Be Prevented By A Vaccine (or "Shot") [includes Lyme disease]

CDC State Health Department Search - find what your state says about lyme AND vaccine

What have the companies developing Lyme disease vaccines said?

SmithKline Beecham

SmithKline Beecham

SmithKline Beecham - Search [search for lyme returned 17 links on 29 Jan 00]

All About Lyme Disease Prevention - SmithKline Beecham on LYMErix

All About Lyme Disease (Backyard Fun) - SmithKline Beecham

Prescribing information for LYMErix Lyme disease vaccine [a single text file]

SB Prescribing Info [for LYMErix]

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 1

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 2

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 3

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 4

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 5

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 6

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 7

SKB's Lyme disease vaccine prescription information - Page 8

SmithKline Beecham stories at PRNewswire

Published Study Results for LYMErix Show Individuals Can Be Immunized Faster, 1 Jun 99

LYMErix(TM) - World's First Lyme Disease Vaccine Now Available From SKB, 12 Jan 99

First LD Vaccine LYMErix Approved by FDA; SKB to Make Vaccine Avail. Shortly, 21 Dec 98

SKB's LYMErix Found Safe/Effective for Prevention of LD by FDA Adv Comm., May 26, 1998

New Study Results for LYMErix(TM) Demonstrate Flexible Dosing Schedule, Sep-27-1998

SmithKline Beecham Completes Trial of Vaccine Against Lyme Disease; ... 3 Feb 1997

Products and Services: United States Vaccines

Pasteur Mérieux Connaught

Aventis Pasteur > Home

Aventis > Aventis Pasteur Pipeline [use worldwide search]

MedImmune

MedImmune

MedImmune Press Releases

MedImmune Product Pipeline

RxTechnologies, Inc.

RxTechnologies, Inc., a vaccine (Lyme Disease and Malaria) and diagnostic development company

RxTechnologies, Inc. Search

RxTechnologies, Inc. Search results for query 'lyme' - returned 15 links on 31 May 00

Lyme Vaccine

What has appeared in the media about Lyme disease vaccines?

Lyme disease vaccine stories in 2000

Option Care, Inc. Launches Vaccine Program [in PA] With SmithKline Beecham, PRN, 1 Feb 00

Lyme vaccine safe for children, A A of Pediatrics and P A Societies, PRNewswire, 13 May 00

Should Children Be Vaccinated Against Lyme Disease?, WebMD Medical News, 18 Jan 00

Lyme disease vaccine stories in 1999

SmithKline to `Vigorously' Defend Itself Against Class Action, Mealey Pubs Reports, 23 Dec 99

SmithKline (SBH) Sued Over Lyme Vaccine, PR Newswire, 14 December 1999

Data Show LYMErix(R) Is Well Tolerated in Children and Is Effective Against..., PRN, 19Nov99

IDSA: Vaccine Lymerix 100% Effective Against Asymptomatic LD, Doctor's Guide,Nov 99

Lyme Vaccine Well Tolerated And Immunogenic in Children, Reuters Health, J Pediatr, 12 Nov 99

Shot can help deter Lyme disease WASHINGTON (AP), USA Today, Sep 1999

Follow-up on my Lymerix vaccine problems story pos, LymeNet patient story, 20-Aug-1999

CNN - Lyme-disease vaccine helps, but it's not a cure-all - July 26, 1999

MedImmune/PM Connaught ... New Data on LD Vaccine Candidate at ...Lyme Meeting, 6 Jul 99

Some Fear Lyme Vaccine Might Trigger Arthritis, [Skin and Allergy News 30(6):8, Jun 1999

Some Fear Lyme Vaccine Might Trigger Arthritis, Skin and Allergy News 30(6):8, Jun 1999

Could Lyme Vaccine Trigger Autoimmune Arthritis? Pediatric News 33(6):20, Jun 1999

Lyme Vaccine Could Be Given On 6-Month Schedule, Medical Tribune 40(12):1, 16, Jun 1999

Study Results for LYMErix Show Individuals can be Immunized Faster, PRNewswire, Jun 1 1999

The Cost Effectiveness of Vaccinating against Lyme Disease, CDC, EID, 5(3), May-Jun 1999

Questions arise over the use of Lyme vaccine, Letters to Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer, 8 May 99

A shot in the dark? New Jersey Online: Health news from the Star-Ledger, 04/28/99

Lyme Vaccine Probably Not Needed in West, Pediatric News 33(4):25, Apr 1999

Preventing Cases Of Lyme Disease Will Take More Than Vaccines, Medical Tribune, 8 Apr 99

ID Alert - Lyme Vaccine Gets FDA Approval, Infect Med 16(2):83, 88, Feb 1999

Lyme disease vaccines succeed in tests, USA TODAY, 02/02/99

Search results for more stories on Lyme disease vaccine from USA TODAY

Lyme Disease Vaccine Approved By FDA, Medical Tribune 40(2):2, Jan 1999

Give Lyme Disease Vaccine Over 2-Month Period [Pediatric News 33(1):22, Jan 1999]

Lyme Disease Vaccine Progress - Travel Medicine NewsShare - 1st Quarter 1999

LYMErix(TM) - World's First LD Vaccine Now Available From SmithKline, PRN, Jan-12-1999

Give Lyme Disease Vaccine Over 2-Month Period, Skin and Allergy News, 30(1):10,11, Jan 1999

Lyme disease vaccine stories in 1998

First Lyme Disease Vaccine LYMErix(TM) Approved by FDA, PRNewswire, Dec-21-1998

LYMErix, First Lyme Disease Vaccine, Approved - 12/21/98 - The Mining Co.

FDA Approves First Lyme Disease Vaccine, Medscape, December 21, 1998

Vaccine Injury Compensation Going Strong, Pediatric News 32(12):8, Dec 1998

Target High-Risk Patients for Lyme Disease Vaccine, Pediatric News 32(11):21, Nov 1998

Only High-Risk Patients Need Lyme Vaccine, Skin and Allergy News 29(11):29, Nov 1998

LYMErix Individuals Immunized Faster, SmithKline Beecham/MedscapeWire, Nov 13, 1998

Lyme disease vaccine dosing cut, UPI, September 28, 1998

New Study Results for LYMErix Demonstrate Flexible Dosing Schedule, PRN, Sep 27, 1998

Dueling Vaccines - Lyme Disease Has Pair of Foes, ABC News/AP, Sept. 16 [1998]

Lyme Vaccination Should Be Based on Level of Risk, Pediatric News 32(9):14, Sep 1998

FDA Panel Supports Approval of Lyme Vaccine, Skin and Allergy News 29(8):6, Aug 1998

Lyme disease vaccines do work, study says, Nando Times/Reuters News Service, July 22, 1998

UMDNJ: LD Vaccine Study Proves Safe and 92% Effective in Adults, PRN, July 22, 1998

Experts Put Lyme Vaccine Into Perspective, Medical Tribune, 39(13):9, Jul 1998

FDA Panel Backs Lyme Vaccine With Some Provisos, Pediatric News 32(7):1, Jul 1998

Lyme Disease Vaccine Praised, But Caveats Noted, Medical Tribune, 39(12): Jun 1998

Spirochete Switches Surface Proteins When It Changes Hosts, NIH/NIAID, June 19, 1998

TIME: The Ticks Are Back, JUNE 8, 1998

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends LYMErix for Approval, LymeNet, 27-MAY-1998

Lyme disease vaccine closer to market, Detroit Free Press, May 27, 1998

FDA Panel Approves Lyme Vaccine, ... caveats aplenty from gov., Time Daily, 27 May 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Phila Inquirer: FDA panel OKs vaccine for Lyme, circa 27 May 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Reuters: Lyme Vaccine Recommeded by FDA Panel", 27 May 98

Vaccine Prevents Lyme Disease, ABC News, May 26, 1998

FDA panel backs Lyme disease vaccine, CNN, May 26, 1998

Lyme disease vaccine stories in 1997

Senators urge haste on Lyme vaccines, Bergen Record/AP, December 7, 1997

Two Vaccines Prevent Lyme Disease in Large Trials, Skin and Allergy News 28(11):6, 1997

New Vaccine for Lyme Disease, AAAS Science News Service, InSCIght, 19 Nov 97 [inop?]

Promising Lyme vaccine awaiting FDA approval, Nantucket Island, Inquirer/Mirror, Sep 25, 1997

Lyme disease vaccine, Outdoor Archives, American News Service, Sept. 19, 1997

Lyme Disease Vaccine Passes The Test, By Newsradio 88 Staff, September 16th, 1997

Lyme Vaccines Head for FDA, physweekly.com, In The News 10-20-97

What have Lyme disease organizations said about Lyme disease vaccines?

What have Lyme disease organizations said about Lyme disease vaccines? - Summary

LymeNet: Vaccine Position Paper - January, 1999

LymeNet: Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

LDF: 9/13/97 -- Lyme Disease Vaccine: Hope or Hype?

LDF: Vaccine

Lyme Alliance: Position statement concerning SKB Lyme vaccine, 26 May 1998

American Lyme Disease Foundation - Vaccine Now Available Following FDA Approval, 8/27/99

American Lyme Disease Foundation - Vaccine Q and A

What have other organizations said about the Lyme disease vaccine?

Prevention of Lyme Disease (RE9942), American Academy of Pediatrics, January 2000

Other Lyme disease vaccine Information

Ask Dr. Weil - QandA: Vaccine to Vanquish Lyme Disease?, 1999

Lymerix Information - Carroll County, Maryland [last modified May 1999]

Minnesota insurance - BC/BS of MN will cover Lyme disease vaccine, April 15, 1999

Lyme Disease - Vaccine offers protection, Mayo Health Oasis, 3/26/99

Second Generation Vaccine Against Lyme Disease, Institute of B and T (TAMU), 8-Dec-98

IBT/Texas AandM Discovery ...to Lead to Development of 2nd Gen. Lyme Vaccine, Dec 2, 1998

Lyme disease vaccine 100% effective: So says Leonard Sigal, MD, PULSE, UMDNJ, Winter 98

A Vaccine for Lyme Disease, Capsule and Comment, VOL. 22 NO. 10 -- October 15, 1998

HHMI Immunology: A Vaccine Against Lyme Disease [last modified Sep 1998]

Protein LD Vaccine Recomm. for Marketing, with Reservations, J Hanissian, MS-IV, 27 May 98

FDA Committee Finds Lymerix Safe/Effective For LD Prevention, Doctor's Guide, May 27, 1998

Lyme disease vaccine recipients cannot donate blood, American Red Cross, 10/16/98

Yale Univ School of Medicine has licensed its LD vaccine to SB, Current Drugs, Apr 23, 1998

Johns Hopkins University Division of Infectious Diseases says LD vaccine 79% effective, 7/17/98

Announcement, Vaccine for Lyme Disease, Pasteur Merieux Connaught, "Imulyme", 1/13/98

New Vaccine for Lyme Disease, InSCIght - 19 November 1997

Clinical Trial Demonstrates LD Vaccine Reduces Overall Occurrence, Doctor's Guide, Sep 16 97

Harvard School of Public Health: see bottom for Steere and Dennis on LD vaccine, Fall 1997

Lyme Disease Vaccine May Prove Effective - TAMU and MedImmune, June 20, 1997 []

SKB Biologicals, Belgium, completes LD vaccine trials, Physician/Sportsmedicine, May 1997

Trial of Vaccine Against Lyme Disease Completed, Doctor's Guide, Feb. 3, 1997

Researchers Probing Basic Biology Of Lyme Disease Bacterium, Scientist, Vol:10, #14, 8 Jul 96

The Lyme Disease Vaccine by Donna Herrell [undated, circa 1996]

Connaught Laboratories extends contract on research for Lyme disease, Univ. of Conn., 12/8/95

SKB Vaccine Study Consent Form and other information, circa Jan 12, 1995

Pest Management Bulletin - September 1994 - U.S. Army

Yahoo! Full Coverage - Lyme Disease Vaccine

From the ProMED List regarding Lyme disease vaccines.

[Lyme disease vaccine not for Europe] LD vaccine progress - USA (07), ProMED 23 Dec 98

[FDA approves Lyme disease vaccine] LD vaccine progress - USA (06), ProMED 22 Dec 98

[false sense of security] Lyme disease vaccine progress - USA (05), ProMED 7 June 98

[false sense of security] Lyme disease vaccine progress - USA (04), ProMED 2 June 98

[Some of the caveats] Lyme disease vaccine progress - USA (03), ProMED 30 May 98

FDA Panel OKs First Lyme Vaccine, LD vaccine progress - USA (02), ProMED 28 May 98

FDA Looks at Lyme Disease Vaccine, LD vaccine progress - USA, ProMED 28 May 98

Legal matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme

Legal matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme - Summary

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Lyme Vaccine and Pending lawsuits, 27 May 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: "Four Volunteers Suing Drug Makers", NY Newsday, 18 Jun 97

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Lyme Vaccine - News, 12 Jun 97

sci.med.diseases.lyme: LDF conference at the NIH a great success!, 30 Apr 97

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Lyme vaccine, 18 Apr 97

sci.med.diseases.lyme: LDF Boston Conference, 23 Apr 96

sci.med.diseases.lyme: New Drug Investigation Fraud, 13 Apr 96

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Lawsuit Against Vaccine Manufacturer, 20 Dec 95

sci.med.diseases.lyme: BIG NEWS: Lyme Vaccine Lawsuit, 16 Sep 95

Other matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme

Other matters re Lyme disease vaccine from news:sci.med.diseases.lyme - Summary

sci.med.diseases.lyme: back to school and immunizations and Lyme disease, 27 Aug 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Lyme vaccine trials on children, Information sheet for practitioners, 18 Jun 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Vaccine Misinformation, 18 Jun 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: Vaccine Misinformation, 17 Jun 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Vaccine Misinformation, 13 Jun 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: More on the Vaccine...I don't like this, 29 May 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: New Lyme Disease Vaccine, 14 Apr 98

sci.med.diseases.lyme: Re: lyme disease vaccine, 02 Jul 97

Personal experiences or comments regarding Lyme disease vaccines.

Other personal stories regarding the Lyme disease vaccine - Summary

Letter from Linda, Linda Larson, re Lyme disease vaccine

Voice Your Opinion On The Lyme Vaccine, LDIR Guestbook

Alison's Story by Alison E. Schettini

Lynn L's Story, Lyme Vaccine Volunteer, Written by Lynn Lane

sci.med.diseases.lyme: LYMErix - anyone else see this problem?, 07 May 99

sci.med.diseases.lyme: LYME VACCINE, 25 Apr 97

Problems with the Lyme disease vaccine

3 Suits Say Lyme Vaccine Caused Severe Arthritis, New York Times, 13 June 2000

Patients sue over effects of [Lyme disease] vaccine, Philapdelphia Inquirer, 13 June 2000

Hearings focus on Lyme vaccine, New Jersey Online: Star-Ledger Business, 2 Jun 2000

Lyme Disease Treatment Under Fire, New England Cable News, 31 May 00 [Real Audio/Video]

Lawsuit Over Lyme Disease Vaccine Risks, ABCNEWS.com, 17 May 00

Lyme Vaccine Recommendations Unchanged; More Lawsuits Likely, CID, 4 May 2000

Lyme Vaccine May Need to Be Modified to Prevent Induction of Arthritis, Infect Immun, 3 Feb 00

Severe Destructive Lyme Arthritis in Hamsters Vaccinated with OspA..., IAI February 2000

Class Action complaint against SmithKline Beecham (SKB) re Lymerix vaccine, circa Dec 1999

Sheller Ludwig and Badey, P.C. [bringing class action against SKB]

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Says SmithKline Hid Arthritic Lyme Vaccine Consequences, Dec 15, 1999

Class action suit against LYMErix manufacturer SmithKline, 14 Dec 99

Lyme Disease Vaccine: A Few Words of Caution, Chinh T. Le, MD, Sonoma Cnty MA, Jul/Aug99

Lyme Disease Vaccination Not Fool-Proof, AP, WCCO.com, May 30, 1999

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) and other vaccine resources.

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) and other vaccine resources.