Lawmaker Calls for Full Implementation of Law Aimed at Combating Tick-Borne Diseases
Within the last few years, four Lower Hudson Valley residents were diagnosed with the powassan virus, a dangerous tick-borne disease that causes brain swelling. Sen. Charles Schumer was at the Ward Acres Park in New Rochelle Wednesday demanding something be done about tick borne diseases. Last year, Congress passed legislation to combat tick-borne diseases.
NYMC Leadership: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs