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Karl McManus Story
This section contains articles from various newspapers about Karl McManus’s life and unfortunate and sadly avoidable death from Lyme disease.

Bad Blood (1.02MB)
The Good Weekend by Fenella Souter Weekend Edition 11-12 June, 2011

Court Grant Lyme Disease Autopsy (648KB)
The Sydney Morning Herald by Kate Benson Tuesday 20November, 2009

Lyme Mystery Ticks All The Boxes (652KB)
The Sydney Morning Herald by Kate Benson Weekend Edition 24-25 July, 2010

 

Natalie Young’s Story 
This section contains articles from newspapers and magazines about Natalie Young and her Lyme disease battle.

Tick, Tick, Tick……Lyme (925 KB)
The Land Southern by Phil Thomson Thursday 19 November, 2009

Battle Against Disease – and Scepticism (648KB)
The Sydney Morning Herald by Julia Robotham Weekend Edition Saturday 8-9 May, 2010

Please Believe Us (689KB)
Take 5 Magazine by Natalie Young 17 November, 2010

 

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Roundtable on Hansard radio

Friday September 18 Karl McManus Foundation participated in the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health roundtable on Lyme Disease. Listen to the Lyme Disease roundtable held in Sydney as part of the enquiry into Chronic disease prevention and management in primary health care.

Researcher Calls for Action after those suffering Lyme Disease Head Abroad for Treatment

North Shore Times by David Giammetta Friday 30 January 2015

Experts have got it wrong (336KB)
The Manly Daily by Lauren Dickinson Wednesday 4 August, 2009

Ticked Off  (735KB)
The Hornsby Advocate by Oliver Murray Thursday 30 September, 2009

Concerns over Lyme Disease in Western Australia (822KB)
ABC Great Southern by Chloe Papas 14 May, 2014

One Bite Changed Lives (268KB)
Manly Daily by Julie Cross Saturday16 August, 2014

Kate ‘robbed’ by No Diagnosis (114KB)
Manly Daily by Julie Cross Saturday16 August, 2014

 

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Growing evidence of an emerging tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme like illness for many Australian patients

On 12 November 2015, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:

The growing evidence of an emerging tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme‑like illness for many Australian patients.

 
Submissions should be received by 31 March 2016. The reporting date is 20 June 2016.
 
Nov 17, 2015

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