New York Resident Dies From Rare Tick-Borne Virus Causing Brain Swelling, More Cases Reported In New JerseyAccording to officials in Ulster County, the victim was infected with Powassan virus and died in late July.
Officials: Dead NJ Man Had Rare Illness Spread By Tick BiteOfficials are investigating whether the Powassan virus caused the man's death.
Radio Free Montone: Ticks And TaxesWe are bombarded by bad news. For instance, ticks and taxes. One can kill us. The other? I dunno.
Powassan Virus Facts: Things You Should KnowIt’s much worse than Lyme disease. Ticks in our area have been found to carry a rare, potentially deadly virus that doesn’t have a treatment or a cure.
Doctors Say Tick Borne ‘Powassan Virus’ Is Worse Than Lyme DiseaseIt's even worse than Lyme disease. Ticks in our area have been found to carry a rare, potentially life-threatening, virus.
Officials Warn Of Dangers Of Tick-Borne Powassan VirusA Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.
CDC: Lyme Disease Much More Prevalent Than Numbers IndicateAs many as 300,000 Americans are actually diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.
Schumer Calls For More Research Into Tick-Borne DiseasesThe Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act would help combat the new and growing epidemic, Schumer's office said in a release.