Research shows Powassan Virus in Connecticut

According to ABC NY, An emerging tick-borne disease is starting to show up in Bridgeport and

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Branford, CT. It is called the Powassan virus and it’s symptoms are similar to those of Lyme disease.

Symptoms include:
headache
nausea
fever
neurological symptoms
muscle wasting
memory problems

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

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