Powassan, Ontario

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city in Ontario, Canada, where disease was first reported.
Powassan encephalitis - an acute disease of children, transmitted by ixodid ticks.
Powassan virus - causes Powassan encephalitis.
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POWASSAN DISEASE is transmitted by the black-legged tick and groundhog tick (I.
This virus is very closely related to the agent of Powassan encephalitis.
gov/ncezid/dvbd/), the Chikungunya virus and West Nile from mosquitoes and Lyme disease and Powassan virus from infected ticks (cdc.
Tick-borne diseases are the most commonly seen Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, having shown up just a few years ago and causing 12 deaths per year in 18 states, and a new potentially deadly illness that has shown up in Connecticut called the Powassan Virus.
Five cases of Powassan virus, which is transmitted by the black-legged or deer tick, which also causes Lyme disease, have been reported in the state between 2013 and 2014, Dr.
The Municipality of Powassan received $387,646 to help build an industrial park, which would potentially attract new businesses to the community.
In December, a letter informed the Municipality of Powassan that their current police services contract would reach its end on December 31, 2014
Positive for viruses such as CMV; HHV-6; Coxsackie B types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; parvo B19; or Powassan virus.
At the same meeting of the ASTMH, New York Medical College researcher Marc El Khoury reported that many cases previously attributed to Powassan virus are actually more likely caused by the deer tick virus.
Q While parked on the shoulder of Highway 11 near Powassan, Ontario (a couple of hundred metres past a huge rock cut blasted in recent years to make way for two-laning), we came across a curious find and thought you might be able to help us identify it (that is, determine whether it's a fairly recent "thing" or a not-so-recent "thing").
such as Lyme disease, human babesiosis, human anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, human ehrlichiosis, tick-borne relapsing fever, Powassan encephalitis, and Colorado tick fever.
These included the Kawartha Lake Census Division of Victoria County for the Amish settlement of Cameron/Lindsay, the Parry Sound Census District for Powassan, the Algoma Census District for Iron Bridge and the Timiskaming Census District for New Likeard/Englehart.