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The Quiet Epidemic

  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Lindsay Keys, Winslow Crane-Murdoch
  • Producer(s): Daria Lombroso
  • Length: 1h 42m

Synopsis

After years of living with mysterious symptoms, a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist are diagnosed with a disease said to not exist: Chronic Lyme disease. The Quiet Epidemic follows their search for answers, which lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate.

What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease, dating back to its discovery in 1975. A paper trail of suppressed scientific research, and buried documents reveals why ticks - and the diseases they carry - have been allowed to quietly spread around the globe.

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