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Another danger strikes the world! Now Powassan virus has become a killer, one person died from tick bite, also know symptoms and prevention



Different types of viruses come out in the world, which are very dangerous for humans. Scientists and doctors have the cure for some viruses, while some diseases caused by viruses are still incurable. In this episode, the Powassan virus remains a challenge for health experts around the world. The cure for the disease caused by this virus spread by tick bites has not yet been discovered. At the same time, a death case has also been revealed in America due to this virus.

For this reason, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said that after a death from this rare virus, health officials alert people to the deadly Powassan virus disease, which is an incurable disease transmitted by ticks. . According to The Independent, 25 people in the United States are infected with the Powassan virus each year. The Powassan virus is usually transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected deer tick, groundhog or squirrel. Although cases of Powassan are rare, more cases have been reported in recent years. Powassan virus infection has been reported in humans in the United States, Canada, and Russia. Let us know how Povasan virus can be prevented…

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most people infected with the Powassan virus have very few symptoms. It can take 1 week to 1 month for symptoms to appear in infected people. Early symptoms may include fever, headache, vomiting, and weakness. The Powassan virus can cause serious illnesses, including infection of the brain (encephalitis). Symptoms of severe illness include confusion, lack of coordination, difficulty speaking, and seizures. About 1 in 10 people with a serious illness die.

There is no medicine to prevent or treat Powassan virus infection. Antibiotics do not treat viruses. Those severely infected with the virus are in urgent need of treatment.

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