Powassan Virus

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Woman Dies From Virus Carried By Deer Ticks

A virus that ticks carry has killed someone in Minnesota for the first time. It’s called Powassan Virus, and it comes from a deer tick.

06/29/2011

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1st Death Recorded From Tick-Borne Infection

A Northern Minnesota woman has died from a brain infection due to Powassan virus, marking the state’s first death from the tick-borne disease.

06/29/2011

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