Untreatable tick-borne virus found in Conn., expert says

April 10, 2015 1:49 AM

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An untreatable, and sometimes fatal tick-borne disease is turning up in parts of southern Connecticut, according to one expert.

Dr. Theodore Andreadis, head of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, told WCBS 880 that the Powassan virus has symptoms similar to those of Lyme disease, including headache, nausea and fever.

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