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Deadly New Tick-Borne Illness ‘The Heartland Virus’ Is On The Rise

There is no vaccine or drug that prevents or treats the virus and there is no way to test for it. The CDC said that tests are being developed and that therapy can treat some symptoms.

06/01/2014

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Officials Warn Of Dangers Of Tick-Borne Powassan Virus

A Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.

08/19/2013

A deer is seen in Wurtsboro, NY - Aug 7, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Controlling The Deer Population Costs A Lot In Fairfield

Topping the list for expenses was the town of Fairfield, which spent spent $17 million trying to keep its deer population under control.

08/26/2010