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Muscle Car55
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http://www.lohud.com/article/20130818/NEWS05/308180009/Teen-s-death-likely-from-tick-borne-Powassan-virus-spurs-family-raise-awareness

Hope they sue the **** out of the doctors!

Tired of the negligence!!!!!!!! New York is huge right now for lyme and coinfections, yet they play dumb!

"He visited a doctor who checked for Lyme disease and strep throat but the tests were negative."

"He simply needed to rest and hydrate, the doctor told the family. The teen even told the family days before his death that he felt fine and strong."

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Rivendell
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That is so sad!

Gosh, anyone know what the symptoms of Powassan Virus are?

Who knows what all the ticks have given us!

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