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Wednesday 8 July 2020, 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM

The Fourteenth Meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG) will be held on July 8, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time. This is an on-line meeting and everyone is welcome to attend.

For this fourteenth meeting, the TBDWG will review the draft 2020 report to the HHS Secretary and Congress and review and approve graphics and images for the report. The 2020 report will address ongoing tick-borne disease research, including research related to causes, prevention, treatment, surveillance, diagnosis, diagnostics, and interventions for individuals with tick-borne diseases; advances made pursuant to such research; federal activities related to tick-borne diseases; and gaps in tick-borne disease research. A full agenda will be posted on the website prior to the meeting.

Public comment may be provided verbally or in writing. Thirty minutes has been set aside for verbal comments. Persons who wish to provide verbal or written comments should review directions at the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group website.

Written comments and requests to make verbal comments must be received by midnight Wednesday, June 24, 2020, Eastern Time to be included in the public record.

For additional information about the meeting, please visit the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group website.