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NYT: Everybody knows about Lyme disease. But experts say the Northern United States may be in for a bad tick season this summer, raising concerns about Lyme and other scary tick-borne diseases, including the Powassan virus, which causes encephalitis and can leave people with permanent neurological damage.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/03/well/family/with-a-tick-boom-its-not-just-lyme-disease-you-have-to-fear.html?