Deadly New Deer Tick Virus Emerges in New York
March 6, 2015
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Deadly New Deer Tick Virus Emerges in New York

Commonly transmitted to humans, tick-borne diseases are reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be on the rise. Now scientists believe they have discovered a new threat from deer ticks called the Lineage II Powassan virus. In a recently published paper in the journal Parasites and Vectors, researchers suggest that the Powassan virus is responsible for a number of human infections throughout the Hudson Valley in New York state. Learn more at the Outdoor Hub.

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