Deadly Mosquito EEE Virus Confirmed in Eastern Massachusetts

July 20, 2014 7:55 PM

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Deadly Mosquito EEE Virus Confirmed in Eastern Massachusetts

Weather conditions this year has created the perfect environment for the mosquito population to reproduce and flourish. July has been neither too hot nor too humid, which means that the much-feared lethal diseased caused by a virus in the Bay State area has made its arrival. Over the past couple of months the mosquito population in America (especially Eastern Massachusetts) has been steadily increasing. This has inevitably led to the infection of residents with the lethal eastern equine encephalitis (also called triple E or EEE) in Massachusetts.

We’ve talked a lot about the impending threat of mosquitoes in the past months, but it is for the first time this year that a person was actually been infected in Massachusetts, with the deadly virus. According to the Department of Health in Massachusetts, laboratory tests conducted in Plymouth Coun...

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