According to ABC NY, An emerging tick-borne disease is starting to show up in Bridgeport and
Branford, CT. It is called the Powassan virus and it’s symptoms are similar to those of Lyme disease.
There’s no treatment for Powassan. In some cases, it can be fatal, said Dr. Theodore Andreadis, who heads The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
In 2012 there were 12 human cases reported but there has not been any new studies done since then.
To learn more click Non-Treatable Virus Found In Ticks In Southern Connecticut