Powassan Disease being Spread by Ticks

Every spring we are inundated with reminders about ticks and protecting ourselves. Despite these reminders cases of Lyme disease are on the rise for both people and pets. This summer another, but rarer tick born virus has been reported in the northeast called Powassan Disease.

Powassan is a deadly virus spread […]

June 15th, 2017|Consumer Health and Safety, virus|0 Comments

Bourbon Virus is a New Tick-Borne Virus with no Treatment Available

A new tick-borne virus has been discovered after the death of a Kansas man this past summer. The virus is called Bourbon Virus-named after Bourbon Country-home to the patient who died. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said the patient’s symptoms, including fever and fatigue, were similar to symptoms […]

December 26th, 2014|virus|Comments Off on Bourbon Virus is a New Tick-Borne Virus with no Treatment Available