Recent warmer winters have led to an increased tick population, which can increase the likelihood of tick-borne infections such as Powassan virus. Reducing exposure to ticks is key to preventing these infections. Check out our fact sheet on Powassan virus to learn more: https://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcphc/Documents/program-and-policy-support/Powassan_Info_Sheet.pdf
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