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17. Interview with Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: the First Epidemic of Climate Change

17. Interview with Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: the First Epidemic of Climate Change

In today’s podcast, Sarah talks about ticks, Lyme disease and climate change with investigative reporter Mary Beth Pfeiffer. She lives in New York State, an area of the US which is highly endemic for Lyme disease, and has been investigating this disease for the past eight years.

9. Elizabeth May speaks to the challenge of updating medical best practices and the continued rise of ticks and Lyme disease

9. Elizabeth May speaks to the challenge of updating medical best practices and the continued rise of ticks and Lyme disease

In this episode, Sarah speaks with another champion for Canadians living with Lyme, Green MP Elizabeth May. She describes how she first learned about the severity of Lyme disease when speaking to a woman from Pictou, Nova Scotia who required a wheelchair for mobility. After moving to British Columbia, Elizabeth met others who were experiencing life-altering illness due to the tick-borne diseases.