From John Caudwell - I completed my Charity ride in Florida with an extreme level of tiredness but came back to the UK to GOOD NEWS!

From John Caudwell - I completed my Charity ride in Florida with an extreme level of tiredness but came back to the UK to GOOD NEWS!
We are beginning to win the war on ‪#‎lyme‬
(See article below)
Whilst it's way too little, way too late it is a start that must be accelerated!
I will keep pushing until the government understand the scale of the problem and the severity of the condition in many patients.
There is a long way to go but this is a good start and sooner than I expected.
I would like to thank mayor Boris Johnson and MP Bill Cash for their sympathetic ear and support.
New figures show that after a two-year pause in the steady rise of cases, the number of acute cases – people who test positive and show symptoms of the disease – nearly doubled this summer, the peak season.
Public Health England also revealed that tests for the disease have increased five-fold in the past two months – though this is likely to be affected by publicity around the case of the billionaire John Caudwell and his family,who were diagnosed with the illness.
Growing concern about the spread of the disease, thought to affect 2,000 to 3,000 people in the UK each year, has prompted ministers to decide to set up a network of regional experts to help diagnose and treat the problem.
Sue Ferrara, PhD
Hamilton, NJ
Department of Health plans national network of experts to support GPs and hospitals as concern grows about spread of potentially debilitating condition
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