Jonathan Simoson, 3, of Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania, was hospitalized for 12 days after a tick bit him while he was swimming in a neighbor's pool

Pennsylvania boy, 3, contracts  rare tick-borne disease while swimming in a neighbor’s pool

A Pennsylvania toddler caught a rare, tick-borne disease that left him hospitalized after the bug bit him while out swimming in a neighbor’s pool.  Jamie Simoson, of Harveys Lake, said she was ‘terrified’ after her three-year-old, Jonathan, was infected with the rare Powassan virus, which triggered an inflammation of the brain and the thin tissue …

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