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SBE/EES Ph.D. student Griffin Dill speaks to WMTW about rare tick-borne illness

From UMaine News: WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) interviewed Griffin Dill, University of Maine Tick Lab coordinator, after the Maine CDC confirmed a Waldo County resident died after contracting Powassan virus. “It is an exceptionally serious tick-borne illness. Fortunately, it’s also an exceptionally rare illness. Historically, studies in Maine show that (there are) fairly low […]

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