Rare, Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Found In Massachusetts

Close up of black legged tick

A confirmed case of the rare, tick-borne Powassan virus was found this week in Sharon, Massachusetts. This potentially deadly illness is rarer than others caused by tick bites, like Lyme disease, but as Natasha Wright explains, it’s transmitted much faster.

She was on WWLP-News with the details.