Powassan, Ontario

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Powassan,

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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"We knew we wouldn't be successful if we didn't work side by side," she says from her farm in Powassan. "We've become a very close-knit group and things are going well."
Nous savions que, sans la collaboration, nous ne pourrions pas reussir, de preciser [M.sup.me] Warren Smith, de sa ferme a Powassan. Nous formons aujourd'hui un groupe tres uni et les choses vont bien.
As well, it is sold in some of the smaller centres of the surrounding area such as Sturgeon Falls, Callander and Powassan.
He said it is closely related to and is a subspecies of Powassan.
E & E Seegmiller of Kitchener was the winning bidder on a $16.3-million contract for a repaving project on a 16-km stretch of the highway near Powassan.
It is maple syrup time and when he and his wife Audrey are not tapping the trees they are welcoming grade school classes to their farm located five miles west of Powassan.