Powassan Virus is on the Rise in Southeastern Massachusetts

Is it really here? Ask Tucker Lane of Cape Cod, he knows from experience. A bad one. WCVB News of Boston spoke with Tucker about his experience. Tucker was used to ticks, growing up in Massachusetts, “You pick ‘em up just wherever you are.” Having already survived Lyme disease, he just…

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More Than Lyme: Ticks in Southeastern Massachusetts Present Other Dangers

We talk about Lyme disease and the serious threat here in Massachusetts all the time, but it’s not the only tick-borne illness we should be aware of. Black-legged ticks are very prevalent in South Shore and Fall River, and they can carry several other diseases as well: Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Powassan,…

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