2 CT locations test positive for tick borne disease

Two locations in Connecticut have tested positive for a rare tick borne disease known as Powassan virus. The disease, carried by deer ticks, is said

The disease, carried by deer ticks, is said to be more dangerous than Lyme disease and does not have a treatment or cure.

The disease, carried by deer ticks, is said to be more dangerous than Lyme disease and does not have a treatment or cure. (4/9/15)

NEW HAVEN - Two locations in Connecticut have tested positive for a rare tick borne disease known as Powassan virus.

The disease, carried by deer ticks, is said to be more dangerous than Lyme disease and does not have a treatment or cure.

It has been found in North Branford and Bridgeport.

Powassan virus causes flu-like symptoms, but can also lead to comas or death.

 

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Tick Borne Disease

CDC.gov - Powassan

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