Lethal EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year

July 21, 2014 12:37 PM

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Lethal EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year

EEE virus is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.

According to a July 18 report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in the state for the first time this year in testing completed at the Hinton State Laboratory Institute. Researchers collected the mosquito...

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