Baby recovering from near-fatal, tick-borne Powassan virus
From the Hartford Courant, April 22, 2017:
By Gregory Hladky
Liam Phillips was barely 5 months old when it happened, and he’s unlikely to remember how close he came to dying as the first Connecticut victim of the rare tick-borne disease called Powassan virus.
But his mom and dad know, and they will never forget. “It was terrifying,” Desiree Phillips recalled in an interview Friday. “We all thought we were going to lose him.” They almost did. READ MORE.