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The mission of the Karl McManus Foundation is to contribute to world knowledge and to improve understanding of Australia’s Lyme-like illness, and other tick-borne diseases.

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LATEST NEWS

Australian Government response to Inquiry into the growing evidence of tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme-like illness.

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee final report: Inquiry into the growing evidence of an emerging tick-borne disease that causes a Lyme-like illness for many Australian patients was tabled at the [...]

Parliament Tabling of Senate Committee Inquiry into Tick Borne Illness

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

We can say finally the Senate Committee report has been tabled in the parliament with positive response from all parties. Looks like bipartisan support. Next there will be a teleconference with Canberra to discuss the findings [...]

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Paper confirms Australian variety of Borrelia in Echidna Ticks

October 10th, 2017|2 Comments

Borrelia is a family of bacteria, a subset of which is responsible for Lyme disease. The Borrelia family also have other subsets like the Relapsing fever Borrelia and Reptilian Borrelia. While the Lyme variety of [...]

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