Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Canada TV News – Making a federal case out of Lyme Disease

Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa                                     

Published Monday, March 3, 2014 5:10PM EST                           

Last Updated Monday, March 3, 2014 6:42PM EST             

A tiny bug is taking center stage at the House of Commons in Ottawa.  Lyme disease is a debilitating illness caused by a deer tick. Now, the Green Party's Elizabeth May is urging members to vote for a national strategy to fight and treat the disease.  Those suffering from this illness are anxiously awaiting the results.

It was a trip to a local lake 7 years ago that started Maureen Landry's journey through hell.

"I got a tick bite when I was at lac Philippe beach in august 2007," says Landry…

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