Under Our Skin
The Untold Story of Lyme Disease
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A chilling tale of microbes, medicine and money, this Oscar shortlisted film has changed the landscape of the Lyme epidemic, bringing unprecedented awareness in an engaging and accessible way. The definitive record of the Lyme controversy, Under Our Skin exposes a hidden story of medical and scientific malfeasance and neglect.…
Under Our Skin 2: Emergence
Part of the Series: Under Our Skin Collection
In this dramatic follow-up to the widely acclaimed Under Our Skin, Emergence takes the viewer on a journey from horror to hope. We witness the emerging epidemic of Lyme disease as infection and education spread globally. We watch as the truth emerges about the disease's persistence and reach, about promising…
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