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Newfoundland, Canada: Case of tick borne Powassun virus with polio-like outcome.

Campers stand at the edge of the water at sunset watching the stars come out, with the CanLyme logo floating in the foreground.

“Evidence of a Powassan virus infection affecting the spinal cord has, until now, only been seen in mouse studies. But a new article describes the first known case of a 62-year-old man from Canada who developed a polio-like illness caused by the Powassan virus (POWV).”

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