State says EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Bridgewater

July 18, 2014 11:32 PM

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State says EEE virus detected in mosquitoes in Bridgewater

Warning residents to be wary of mosquito bites this summer, the state Department of Public Health announced today that a potentially fatal virus has been detected in the blood-sucking insects in Bridgewater.

The state said it was the first time the eastern equine encephalitis virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts this year.

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