N.Y. - A Poughkeepsie High School senior has died due to complications from the
Joseph Elone died on August 4.
service was held Friday night at the Hudson River Rowing Association Boathouse
Powassan virus is a disease carried by ticks and has been fatal in 30% of the
reported cases. Scientists say a tick
will transmit the virus within 15 minutes of latching onto a human. However, symptoms can take up to three weeks