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Protect your family from Ticks Carrying Life-threatening Powassan Virus

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Powassan virus (POW) starts with fever, vomiting, seizures and memory loss. About half of survivors have permanent neurological symptoms and 10% of all cases are fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and