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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, Johnathan, was infected with the rare Powassan virus, which triggered an inflammation of the brain and the thin tissue that surrounds it.

The rare disease had left her once-energetic boy slumped over on a hospital bed for 12 days in June before being discharged as he continues to battle cognitive problems and weakness with the left-half of his body.

‘He appears to have regressed a bit cognitively, but we are optimistic that his resilience will see him through,’ she told the New York Post.  

Johnathan Simoson, 3, of Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania, was…

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