Potentially Deadly Disease Can Start 15 Minutes After Tick Bite

Health officials are raising awareness of the potentially deadly Powassan virus, which is transmitted through tick bites. It’s much, much rarer than Lyme disease, but brings more serious symptoms, including brain swelling. It can be very easy to receive tick bites but, fortunately, there are several good ways to avoid them.

(Published Friday, May 5, 2017)

Source: NECN
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