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Thank you for your interest in the webcast or video of the IDSA Lyme Disease Review Panel Hearing (this “Video”).  This Video contains proprietary and important information.  Please read these Terms of Use (these “Terms”) carefully before viewing the Video.  These Terms govern your viewing of the Video.  


Medical Advice


The contents of this Video, including without limitation any text, materials, information, graphics, photos, images, sounds, music or videos, (collectively, the “Content”) are for informational purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  The Infectious Diseases Society of America (“IDSA”) encourages you to always seek advice from your physician or other qualified health provider regarding any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.  Any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Video are not necessarily endorsed by IDSA.  Reliance on any information contained in this Video is solely at your own risk.


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Prohibited Activities


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