Senate inquiry into ‘Lyme-like’ disease brings new hope for patients on NSW North Coast – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Scottish-born 27-year-old Jamie David had been in Australia for fewer than two months when he noticed a red bullseye rash on his leg.He had begun a PhD in science at Coffs Harbour’s Southern Cross University, and had been spending time in bushland along the New South Wales Mid North Coast.”I went to a Coffs Harbour GP who said it was most likely a redback spider bite,” he said.But over the following two months, it became clear he was suffering from something more serious.”I had high anxiety levels and just couldn’t focus on my work … I was very lethargic all the time, I had blurred vision.”

Source: Senate inquiry into ‘Lyme-like’ disease brings new hope for patients on NSW North Coast – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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