In New Hampshire, Another Person Dies Of EEE

October 16, 2014 3:07 PM

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In New Hampshire, Another Person Dies Of EEE

EEE or Eastern Equine Encephalitis is an arbovirus that occasionally proves fatal. In the past decade, this mosquito borne virus has become more common in New England. This year 3 human cases of EEE were reported. The virus was also found in 18 batches of mosquito as well as two animals.

According to health officials, a second death has occurred in NH due to the EEE virus. He was the third person to be infected by the virus this year. This patient contracted the disease some time ago, but apparently due to complications, doctors were unable to diagnose him correctly. The fact that h...

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