Cape Cod Man 'Lucky' To Recover From Tick-Borne Powassan VirusTucker Lane of Barnstable has been around ticks his entire life, but it was a bite from one during the summer of 2014 that almost killed him.
Maine Records 2 Cases Of Powassan Tick VirusThe Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that the state has recorded two cases of encephalitis caused by a tick-borne disease.
'Ticks Are Out' in New Hampshire, Officials WarnHealth officials in New Hampshire are urging people to take precautions if they plan to be enjoying New England’s great outdoors.
Local Researchers On Brink Of Treatment To Prevent Lyme DiseaseUMass researchers are closing in on a treatment that could prevent the debilitating illness.
Powassan Virus: The Rare, Deadly Tick-Borne Disease That's Scaring DoctorsPowassan virus causes brain inflammation that leads to death in 10 percent of cases, and is carried by ticks.
Tick Diseases On Rise In Maine, And Not Just LymeThe state is encouraging daily tick checks as ticks are most active in the warmer weather that is beginning to occur.
Ticks Carrying Powassan Virus Found On Cape CodIf Powassan virus is passed on to humans, it can have devastating effects.
UMass Lab Steps Up Tick Testing EffortsA University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases that could possibly be passed on is stepping up its efforts as tick season kicks into high gear.
'Lone Star' Ticks Attacking New England Pets In SwarmsVeterinarians are warning of a new breed of tick in New England that is posing a big threat to pets.
Mass. Residents Warned To Protect Against Ticks, Lyme DiseaseHealth officials have declared Lyme disease an epidemic in parts of the state.
Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry TicksThe heavy snow could mean more ticks.
NH Reminds Residents To Take Precautions During Tick SeasonTick season is upon us once again, and New Hampshire health officials are advising people to wear insect repellent and protective clothing to avoid being bitten by them and potentially exposed to Lyme disease.