There are a few guarantees in life—death, taxes, and on Cape Cod, ticks. 2017 was the highest record ever for ticks on the Cape and with that increase have come new diseases, including one called Powassan.
Here is a link for more information about the Powassan virus
This piece came to us from our production partners Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole. Aviva Dekornfeld is a recent graduate of the workshop - you can find out more about that program at Transom.
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