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Appointed patron of VIS-A-VIS.

VIS-A-VIS was set up to help share information about tick and other vector-borne illnesses by bringing together UK and international researchers and practitioners from human and veterinary medicine. The funding generated by Vis-a-Vis (a not-for-profit charity), goes towards organising of events and continuing medical research and intervention on vector-borne disease.

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February 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments Petition

During the summer months the likelihood of being bitten by a tick – and potentially contracting Lyme disease – increases greatly, and we need to be aware of the implications of this. Lyme disease can have devastating effects on health (although it’s important to note that almost nobody who discovers and removes a tick properly […]

August 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Why Lyme Borreliosis Should be a Notifiable Disease in Scotland

Notification of a number of specified infectious diseases is required under the Public Health (Infectious Diseases) 1988 Act and Public Health (Control of Diseases) 1984 Act. Amended regulations for clinical notifications came into force on 6 April 2010. According to the Expert Working Group which developed the list of notifiable diseases for the Public Health […]

June 8th, 2015|News|2 Comments

Garrapat featured on Lyme Light Radio

Garrapat founder Bruce Alexander was interviewed by Katina Makris of Lyme Light Radio on April 1st. The programme is broadcast live on WBLQ 1230 AM (Wednesdays 4 PM EST, 1 PM PST), Westerly, RI covering all of Southern New England, including Long Island, Cape Cod and Islands, and streaming live on, and […]

May 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments

New Website for Garrapat

Our new website is now live and makes the best use of WordPress to present information on Lyme Disease,┬áLyme borreliosis, our tick removal device and related company news. We hope you take the time to read our informative content and bookmark this site as a go to source of information. Please check back on a […]

April 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments