WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW COULD HURT YOU!
With the mild winter and increase in
Powassan virus (POW) is a tick-borne virus transmitted by the deer tick. What puts the wow in POW? First of all, it can be transmitted from the tick to a human in 15 minutes. That same tick would have to be attached to a human for up to 24 hours to pass the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.