TBD Working Group’s subcommittee reports are now available
The federal Tick-Borne Disease Working Group meets May 10. The main order of business will be to accept reports from six subcommittees that have been gathering information on behalf of the Working Group.
The reports are intended to offer insights into gaps, opportunities and potentials actions to be considered by the Working Group for the report to Congress and HHS Secretary.
Some of the reports have been posted on the Health and Human Services website. Here are the links:
Report of the Access to Care Services and Support to Patients Subcommittee: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/access-to-care-2018-5-9/index.html
Report of the Disease Vectors, Surveillance, and Prevention Subcommittee: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/disease-vectors-2018-5-9/index.html
Report of the Other Tick-Borne Diseases and Co-Infections Subcommittee: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/other-tbds-2018-5-9/index.html
Report of the Pathogenesis, Transmission and Treatment Subcommittee: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/pathogenesis-prevention-2018-5-9/index.html
Report of the Testing and Diagnostics Subcommittee: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/testing-and-diagnostics-2018-5-9/index.html
Report of the Vaccine and Therapeutics Subcommittee:
Members of the public can watch the proceedings online, but you’re required to register in order to participate.
Click here for more information: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/reports/vaccines-and-therapeutics-2018-5-9/index.html