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When do the signs of powassan first appear?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Arbovirus encephalit: The majority of human infections are asymptomatic or may result in a nonspecific flu-like syndrome. Onset may be insidious or sudden with fever, headache, myalgias, malaise and occasionally prostration. Infection may, however, lead to encephalitis, with a fatal outcome or permanent neurologic sequelae. Fortunately, only a small proportion of infected persons progress to frank encephalitis.Cdc.Gov.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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