Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 22nd, 1999
So far, people haven't rushed to get the vaccine against the tick-borne disease, but medical professionals think it's just a matter of time.
"People here know about Lyme disease," said Dr. Joseph Alfano, Park Nicollet Clinic in suburban St. Louis Park, near Minneapolis. "They fear Lyme disease. They'll be calling [about receiving the vaccine]."
Television spots advertising the newly-approved LYMErix vaccine have been aired. The vaccine is given in a three-injection series, with the second dose given a month after the first, and the...
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