Powassan  Virus

Growing International Threat


Powassan Virus Claims First Life in Maine Without Tick Bite.

Stay alert :

As this virus can spread through other means too.

No Treatment

Powassan virus is not treatable

Powassan virus 

It can be transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected deer tick or woodchuck tick


Maine Records First Fatality Due to Powassan Virus

Grave Danger

Understand the Grave Danger of Powassan Virus to Human Health.

Powassan Virus

An Unknown Menace Reaching Your Doorstep.

Symptoms of Powassan Virus Infection

It can include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, seizures or even  memory loss


When spending time outdoors include wearing insect repellent with DEET, tucking your pants into your socks, avoiding tall grass


Stay informed and safeguard your and your family's health.