Journalists Expose German “Lyme” Clinics

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In 2016, Danish journalists from TV2 aired Snyd eller borrelia (“Fraud or Lyme Disease”), a documentary exposing German “Lyme” clinics.

In 2017, a Dutch version of the documentary was shown by Zembla.

Relevant links are below:

Summary: Documentary: Snyd eller borrelia (Cheating or Lyme Disease)

TV 2 afslører: Danskere snydes på tyske borrelia-klinikker (TV 2 reveals: Danes are cheated in German borrelia clinics)

TV2: Sådan har de medvirkende fra ’Snyd eller borrelia’ det i dag (How the contributors to ‘Cheating or Borrelia’ are doing today), 2016-09-29

TV2: Borrelia: Sådan testede TV 2 de tyske laboratorier (Lyme disease: How TV 2 tested the German laboratories), 2016-09-29

TV2: Striden om borrelia: Den norske historie, den danske læge – og de uenige eksperter (The battle for Lyme disease: The Norwegian history, the Danish doctor – and the disagreed experts), 2016-09-29

TV2: Fire TV 2-værter testet positive for flåtsygdom (Four TV 2 hosts tested positive for tick disease), 2016-09-29

TV2: Borrelia: Dansk klinik henviser patienter til omstridt tysk privatklinik (Borrelia: Danish clinic refers patients to disputed German private clinic), 2016-09-30

TV2: Camillas mand blev lovet mirakel på tysk klinik: Nu er han død (Camilla’s husband was promised miracle in German clinic: Now he’s dead), 2016-09-30

TV2: Efter TV 2-dokumentar om Borrelia: Styrelse vil nu granske dansk klinik (After TV 2 documentary about Borrelia: Board will now examine Danish clinic), 2016-09-30

TV2: Efter TV 2-dokumentar om borrelia – nu er diætist og læge under skærpet tilsyn (After TV 2 documentary about Lyme disease – now a dietician and doctor under stricter supervision)

Videnskab.dk: Danskere snydes af dårlige borrelia-test i udlandet (Danes are cheated by poor borrelia tests abroad, Norsk: Forskere kritiserer tyske borrelia-tester)

Press Council: Complaints dismissed against Videnskab.dk

Prize nomination for journalists Michael Bech and Ketil Alstrup (Danish | English translation)

Dutch

Zembla: Undercover in de Duitse Lyme-kliniek (Undercover in the German Lyme clinics)

Zembla: Deskundigen waarschuwen Nederlanders voor Duitse Lyme-klinieken (Experts warn Dutch people about German Lyme clinics)

Zembla: Script (Dutch | English translation)

Zembla: ELISpot-test om ziekte van Lyme aan te tonen blijkt niet betrouwbaar (ELISpot test to detect Lyme disease appears to be unreliable)

Zembla: Video clip of discredited Live blood cell microscopy

Swedish

Dr. Mats Reimer: Dansk Tv2 avslöjar tysk borreliabluff (Danish TV2 reveals German Borrelia bluff)

French

Psiram: Armin Schwarzbach

Psiram: BCA Clinic (Borreliose-Centrum-Augsburg)

German

Psiram: BCA Clinic (Borreliose-Centrum-Augsburg)