Lyme disease: An ode to health and ignorance

Adult deer tick, which carries to bacterium that causes Lyme Disease (©  Wikimedia Commons)

In this documentary, we present personal stories from people who suffer from Lyme disease, a painful and exasperating ailment caused by the bite of the common deer tick, the difficulties and ignorant assumptions that often cause it to go undetected and the miserable consequences of the failure to treat it.

Producer: Chris Chambers

Broadcast: February 5, 2006

The programme was awarded a Bronze World Medal in the category Health/Medical at the New York Festivals of Radio Broadcasting in 2007.